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September 2021

River Talks: Cumberland River: Nashville’s Most Important Asset

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Cumberland River: Nashville's Most Important Asset David Ewing (Nashville Historian) Thursday September 30th, 2021 12:00-1:00pm Virtual (Zoom link will be provided upon registration) Register here The Cumberland River is a powerful important waterway that connects Nashville with the region, supplies water to the area and continues to be a mode of transportation. Learn the history of this important river and how it literally was responsible for the founding of the City of Nashville and was once navigated by Captain Ryman who brought goods…

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October 2021

River Talks: Urban Trees “Walk and Talk”

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1015 Kellow St, Nashville, TN 37208, 1015 Kellow St
Nashville, TN 37208 United States
Free

Urban Trees "Walk and Talk" Meg Morgan (Cumberland River Compact) Thursday October 7th, 2021 12:00-1:00pm 1015 Kellow St, Nashville, TN 37208 Register here Urban trees are invaluable, critical infrastructure in cities, and they make a huge difference in neighborhood livability. During this "walk and talk" event at the urban tree planting site of Hull Jackson Montessori Elementary in North Nashville, we will discuss the connections between urban forests and water quality, and why trees are essential for public health. Participants…

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e-STEM for Tennessee’s Teachers (K-8 Training)

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

e-STEM for Tennessee's Teachers K-8 Training Environmental STEM education resources, lessons, and techniques for your K-8 classroom! Friday October 8th, 2021 12:00-3:00pm Virtual via Zoom REGISTER HERE Priority spots saved for Davidson, Sumner, and Robertson County educators, but open to all. Join the Cumberland River Compact for a 3-hour professional development session on place-based environment STE(A)M education! You will learn how to use the biodiverse ecosystems of Tennessee's backyard as an inspiration for your classroom content. What You'll Learn: The Principles…

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River Talks: Downstream Impacts from Inland Streams

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Green Hills Library, 3701 Benham Ave
Nashville, TN 37215 United States
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Downstream Impacts from Inland Streams Anne Hoos US Geological Survey, Retired (Scientist Emerita) Cumberland River Compact Board Member Thursday, October 14th, 2021 12:00-1:00pm Green Hills Library 3701 Benham Ave, Nashville, TN 37215 Register here. Many of our actions on land have the effect of mobilizing nutrients (the chemicals nitrogen and phosphorus) to streams and rivers, which in turn has caused nutrient pollution and eutrophication in surface waters worldwide.  The most severe environmental impacts are often to lakes and coastal waters…

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River Talks: Harpeth Valley Utility District Tour

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Harpeth Valley Utility District, 5838 River Road
Nashville, TN 37209 United States
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Harpeth Valley Utility District Tour Thursday, October 21st 11:30am: Group 1 Tour (45 minutes, 15 people) 12:30pm: Group 2 Tour (45 minutes, 15 people). Harpeth Valley Utility District 5838 River Rd, Nashville, TN 37209 Register here.  Join us for a tour of the Harpeth Valley Utility District! HVUD is a public utility providing water and wastewater services to customers in portions of Davidson, Williamson and Cheatham Counties, Tennessee. Each year over nine billion gallons of drinking water are distributed and 1 billion…

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River Talks: Aquatic Connectivity and the Power of Dam Removals

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
5260 Hickory Hollow Pkwy #201, Antioch, TN 37013, 5260 Hickory Hollow Pkwy #201
Antioch, TN 37013 United States
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Aquatic Connectivity and the Power of Dam Removals Rob Bullard (The Nature Conservancy) and Jed Grubbs (Cumberland River Compact) Thursday, October 28th, 2021 12:00-1:00pm Nashville Public Library Southeast Branch 5260 Hickory Hollow Pkwy #201, Antioch, TN 37013 There will be an opportunity to visit a nearby dam removal project after the talk.  Register here.  Across the Cumberland River basin, streams are blocked by dams and other barriers resulting in one of the greatest threats to aquatic biodiversity and water quality. These obstructions block aquatic migrations,…

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November 2021

River Talks: Stream Restoration across the Cumberland River Basin

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
City of Goodlettsville Auditorium, 105 South Main Street
Goodlettsville, TN 37072 United States
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Stream Restoration across the Cumberland River Basin Celebrating the UN Decade of Restoration  Mekayle Houghton, Jed Grubbs, and Will Caplenor (Cumberland River Compact) Thursday, November 4th, 2021 12:00-1:00pm City of Goodlettsville Auditorium 105 South Main Street Goodlettsville, TN 37072 Register here The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration is a worldwide rallying cry for the protection and revival of ecosystems. Launching in 2021, the UN Decade continues to 2030 and aims restore ecosystems to achieve global goals. Across the Cumberland River basin, the…

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