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Dragon Boat Expo at Riverfest!

McGregor Park 640 N Riverside Dr, Clarksville, TN

Calling all paddlers! Dragons are coming to Riverfest on Saturday, September 10th! Don’t miss an opportunity to get in a Dragon Boat and try out Dragon Boat Racing! The 46ft-long dragon boats hold 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, and 1 steerer (provided)! Learn the basics of dragon boat racing and experience the adrenaline-pumping action of paddling in a […]

Free

Lunch and Learn: Appalachian Makers and Arrowmont: The Settlement School, Arrowcraft, and its Women Weavers

Tennessee State Museum 1000 Rosa Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN

Appalachian Makers and Arrowmont: The Settlement School, Arrowcraft, and its Women Weavers Kelli Fisher, curatorial intern for the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, will explore the early history of Arrowcraft, an important facet of Gatlinburg’s history and the history of Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Building on the knowledge of Frances Fox, historian and […]

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Teen Kayak

Join the Cumberland River Compact for a special kayak outing for anyone ages 13-18 on Saturday, September 17th! No kayak experience is necessary! Grab a friend and join us on the beautiful Stones and Cumberland Rivers in Nashville. ⁠⁠ Summer is coming to an end so don't miss out on one more chance to get […]

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Life Support Curriculum: Tennessee’s Water Resources and Careers (Virtual Teacher Training)

Celebrate World Rivers Day with us! Join the Cumberland River Compact for a 1-hour virtual training on our updated Life Support: Tennessee's Water Resources and Careers curriculum. In the training, we will introduce key concepts, review lessons, and discuss career connections within the water industry. Explore the Life Support Curriculum The training is open to […]

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14th Annual Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival

East Bank Landing

The Cumberland River Compact's annual Dragon Boat Festival is a beloved Cumberland River tradition that brings together 40 Nashville-based teams to race for the Grand Champion title and to support the work of the Cumberland River Compact to enhance and protect the Cumberland River and its tributaries. The day-long event features food, drink, vendors, Dragonland […]

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Waterways and your HOA – Franklin, TN

Join the Cumberland River Compact to discuss your neighborhood’s impact on Franklin’s streams and river and how your HOA can work together to create a healthier neighborhood. This event is open to any HOA resident or manager in Franklin, TN. What you'll learn about: The health of the waterways in and around Franklin, TN. Ways […]

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Urban Waters: An e-STEM for Tennessee’s Teachers Experiential Training

Urban Waters: An e-STEM for Tennessee's Teachers Experiential Training Tuesday November 8th 9am-12pm Location: Tennessee State University Research Farm & Wetland 1946 Ed Temple Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208 Free Space is limited Grades: K-12 Training is open to teachers of all grades, but content will be geared to upper elementary through high school Water is everywhere and connects students […]

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Hill’s Island: An Exploration of The Past

  Dr. Learotha Williams Jr. with Tennessee State University Join the Cumberland River Compact as we hear from Dr. Learotha Williams from Tennessee State University about the story of Hill's Island. Hill’s Island--a space originally occupied by Native Americans—bears the name of one of most revered slave traders in the antebellum South. Although largely inaccessible […]

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Appalachia’s Coal-Mining Legacy: Reforesting for the Future.

Tennessee State Museum 1000 Rosa Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN

The Appalachian Mountains serve many roles: important habitat for incredible biodiversity, inspiration for artists, and a destination for tourists. But many lands in Appalachia have also been working lands, driving economic prosperity in the region through industries like forestry and mining. For many decades, coal miners in Appalachia contributed greatly to the American workforce and […]

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Fall Planting Party

Join the Cumberland River Compact as we connect our roots to rivers during our inaugural Fall Planting Party!   Our Root Nashville vision of planting 500,000 trees in Davidson County by 2050 is built upon grassroots support from the Nashville community. Show up and lend your support on November 19, 2022 to help us achieve […]

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