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September 2020

Vounteer: Depave

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

YOU MUST REGISTER USING THE FOLLOWING LINK: https://crc.kindful.com/register/volunteer-depave-2020 Depave is a program aimed at eliminating unneeded impervious areas and turning them into usable space that allows water to soak back into the ground (infiltrate) and recharge our streams in a slower and more controlled way. Join the Cumberland River Compact and the Friends of Shelby Park as we remove concrete from a forested area within Shelby Park. Register for the exact location. The area was originally paved over with concrete,…

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Vounteer: Depave

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

YOU MUST REGISTER USING THE FOLLOWING LINK: https://crc.kindful.com/register/volunteer-depave-2020 Depave is a program aimed at eliminating unneeded impervious areas and turning them into usable space that allows water to soak back into the ground (infiltrate) and recharge our streams in a slower and more controlled way. Join the Cumberland River Compact and the Friends of Shelby Park as we remove concrete from a forested area within Shelby Park. Register for the exact location. The area was originally paved over with concrete,…

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Clean Streams Initiative Fundraiser

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - October 5 @ 11:00 am
Cumberland River Compact, 2 Victory Ave, Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37213 US
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Help us host more stream cleanups! We are trying to raise $6,000 for our Clean Streams Initiative to reach more communities in the basin with litter prevention education and cleanup resources and events. If you want to directly support our stream cleanups, please donate through the link in the event description. Cumberland Kayak will be matching up to $1000 to any donations made from now till October 16th. A long time partner, Cumberland Kayak is dedicated to cleaning up our…

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October 2020

Your Neighborhood’s Tree Canopy: Benefits and Action Steps

October 1 @ 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm

What kinds of benefits, both for human and environmental health, do trees bring to neighborhoods? How can you increase your neighborhood's tree canopy? Join us for a casual conversation with Root Nashville, Nashville's citywide tree-planting campaign, to discuss the importance of green neighborhoods and what action steps you can take to get trees planted in your own neck of the woods. Special Guest: Meg Morgan (Root Nashville). Join us for these 45-minute online networking sessions designed to connect you with…

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Halloween Costume Paddle Fundraiser

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

We're closing out paddle season with Cumberland Kayak on Saturday, October 3rd with a Halloween twist! Paddlers are encouraged to show off their costumes (and pet costumes!) on the water...and there will be prizes! Even better - proceeds from your rentals will support the Cumberland River Compact's effort to raise money to support our Clean Streams Initiative! Tickets are available for the following times: 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, and 1 pm. For each shift, there are just 10…

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NPT’s virtual ‘Age of Nature’ screening events

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join NPT for three free virtual events featuring PBS’ new ecology series, The Age of Nature. These community conversations will include environmental experts, educators and scientists talking about how awareness and understanding can help us learn about the impacts of our rapidly changing planet. More information/RSVP: https://www.wnpt.org/events/

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STEAM Festival Virtual Student Nature Writing Workshop

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cumberland River Compact and SLANT (Student Literary Artists of Nashville, Tennessee) for a FREE, virtual 1-hour workshop on nature writing for 6th-12th grade students. In this workshop, you will discover the forms that nature writing can take, hone your observation skills, think creatively, and share your writing with other students. REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Time: 2-3pm CST Date: October 10th Where: This workshop is virtual. Zoom information will be sent by email the week of the event. REGISTER HERE: https://crc.kindful.com/register/student-nature-writing-workshop-2020’…

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Pontoon Saloon Tire Cleanup

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

YOU MUST REGISTER USING THIS LINK: https://crc.kindful.com/register/pontoon-saloon-tire-cleanup-on-the-cumberland-2020 Join us as we partner with Pontoon Saloon for a clean-up event! Volunteers will ride on pontoons provided by Pontoon Saloon and help lift tires out of the water so that they can be recycled. This cleanup will require a lot of heavy lifting, since will be focusing mainly on tires. Those who sign up must be capable of lifting up to 40-50 pounds. Closed toed shoes and long pants are required for…

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Tree Planting in Donelson: Tornado-Affected Neighborhoods

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us as we continue to work towards our goal of planting 500,000 trees by 2050! YOU MUST REGISTER USING THIS LINK PRIOR TO COMING: https://crc.kindful.com/register/tree-planting-with-root-nashville-2020 Volunteers will be helping to plant large trees and should anticipate digging, lifting, and mulching, so please wear appropriate outdoor attire. Volunteers will also need their own transportation to travel to multiple planting addresses in Donelson. Register for exact address.

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Tree Planting in Donelson: Tornado-Affected Neighborhoods

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us as we continue to work towards our goal of planting 500,000 trees by 2050! YOU MUST REGISTER USING THIS LINK PRIOR TO COMING: https://crc.kindful.com/register/tree-planting-with-root-nashville-2020 Volunteers will be helping to plant large trees and should anticipate digging, lifting, and mulching, so please wear appropriate outdoor attire. Volunteers will also need their own transportation to travel to multiple planting addresses in Donelson. Register for exact address.

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