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The Cumberland River Compact serves 3 million people and thousands of species through environmental education, restoration, and collaboration. Show your support for our mission today!

Hill's Island

In 2021, Hill’s Island was generously gifted to the Cumberland River Compact by our friends at TennGreen Land Conservancy. The Compact carries on the vision of stewarding Hill’s Island by promoting the island’s unique natural resources and cultural history.

Explore Cumberland River Basin

Explore our new field guide to promote one of the most biodiverse regions in the world, right in our own backyard.

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Three million people and thousands of species depend on clean water from the Cumberland River.

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Our Projects

The best way to learn about the Compact is to look at the projects we take on. The work speaks for itself.

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Volunteer with us!

Keep up with opportunities to help us protect streams in the Cumberland River Basin by visiting our volunteer calendar.

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Clean and abundant water

Our mission is to enhance the health and enjoyment of the Cumberland River and its tributaries through action, education, and collaboration.

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Be Part of the Conversation With River Talks

The Cumberland River Compact’s River Talks podcast explores topics related to the health, enjoyment, and protection of the Cumberland River region’s waters, people, and special places.

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