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Healing the Creek that Runs Through the Heart of Nashville

| Innovations & Solutions, Uncategorized

This post was also published on the North American Association of Environmental Education’s blog to celebrate World Environment Day 2021. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Reimagine. Recreate. Restore”, and will kick off the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030).  The Cumberland River basin sits within the third most biodiverse freshwater ecosystem in the […]

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Nashville SC x Cumberland River Compact | Our Water. Our Future.

| Community

For the first time in its Major League Soccer history, Nashville SC will participate in the league’s annual MLS WORKS Greener Goals initiative by wearing adidas PRIMEBLUE Jerseys made with Parley Ocean Plastic for its match on Saturday, May 29 at Atlanta United FC.    The club also unveiled several other exclusive items to support the initiative, including a PRIMEBLUE Jacket made with Parley Ocean Plastic, […]

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Nature-Friendly Spring Gardening

| At Home

Spring has sprung and for many people, it’s time to refresh their gardens. The green spaces near our homes, whether they are simply raised beds or fully landscaped yards, can provide a place of joy and wonder right out our own back doors. But these spaces can also help support our waterways and nature.   For […]

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Nashville’s Flood Buyouts

| Issues

Even before Nashville experienced the devastating 2010 flood, the city had begun taking steps to ensure the safety of its citizens through home buyouts. With the tragic loss of life and property caused by the 2010 record rainfall event, the program was expanded using FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), TEMA (Tennessee Emergency Management Agency), and […]

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Water as a Human Right: History of Water in Tennessee

| Community, History

  This post is a transcription of the Water as a Human Right: History of Water in Tennessee episode in our River Talks podcast.   Catherine Price: Welcome to the Cumberland River Compact’s River Talks podcast. Our podcast explores topics related to the health, enjoyment, and protection of the Cumberland River basin’s, water, people, and special […]

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Water as a Human Right: The Water System

| Issues

  This post is a transcription of the Water as a Human Right: The Water System episode in our River Talks podcast.   Catherine Price Welcome to the Cumberland River Compact’s River Talks podcast. Our podcast explores topics related to the health, enjoyment, and protection of the Cumberland River basin’s, water, people, and special places. In […]

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Water as a Human Right: Challenges to our Water

| Issues

This post is a transcription of the Water as a Human Right: Challenges to our Water episode in our River Talks podcast.   Catherine Price Welcome to the Cumberland River Compact’s River Talks podcast. Our podcast explores topics related to the health, enjoyment, and protection of the Cumberland River basin’s, water, people, and special places. In […]

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Water as a Human Right: Time to Thrive

| Issues

This post is a transcription of the Water as a Human Right: Time to Thrive episode in our River Talks podcast.   Catherine Price Welcome to the Cumberland River Compact’s River Talks podcast. Our podcast explores topics related to the health, enjoyment, and protection of the Cumberland River basin’s, water, people, and special places. In this […]

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