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14th Annual Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival

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 […]


Inaugural Charity Golf Tournament

Join us at the Hermitage Golf Course along our beloved Cumberland River as we tee off for clean water. The day will include a light breakfast and welcome from the Cumberland River Compact and our presenting sponsor, a shotgun start to send off our foursome teams, catered lunch, and prizes and awards throughout the day.  […]


Urban Heat Youth Fellows Program

Announcing the Urban Heat Youth Fellows Program! The Cumberland River Compact is partnering with MTSU professors Dr. Adelle Monteblanco and Dr. Alisa Hass to offer the Urban Heat Youth Fellows program, an environmental leadership and research summer program for 15 – 18-year-old urban Nashville residents. The program focuses on understanding the science of high temperatures […]


Throwing Shade: Environmental Injustice and the Urban Tree Canopy

 Subscribe to River Talks on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google. Summary The cool shade of a tree is a welcome relief on a hot day. But in cities across the United States, tree cover is not equally distributed between neighborhoods. All cities experience the urban heat island effect, where cities are warmer than the […]


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

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, […]


LIVE ONLINE: Hellbender on the River

We may not be able to bask in a June sunset together this year for our annual Hellbender on the River, but we can still enjoy cocktails and good music while supporting the mission and work of the Cumberland River Compact!   FACEBOOK: INSTAGRAM:   Tune in live with us on June 19 […]