Angela Bryan

Harpeth Conservancy hosts Conservation Conversations: Getting on the Rivers

Harpeth Conservancy hosted its second Conservation Conversation, a monthly online educational series with experts answering your questions, on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Dawn Nelson, Co-Owner of outfitter Higher Pursuits, discussed with the nearly 30 participants places to float on the river, equipment needed and safety. Watch our video of the event on YouTube. Be sure…

AmeriCorps Members Serve HC and the Community

(L-R) AmeriCorps members Lily Sronkoski with Plant the Seed and Kaitin Liphart with Richland Creek Watershed Alliance provide tornado relief with Harpeth Conservancy Americorps members Haley Tucker and Meriweather Bean. Three HC AmeriCorps members deployed for tornado recovery Harpeth Conservancy is grateful to currently have three AmeriCorps members, who provide mission focused administrative support, volunteer…

Battle Ground Academy selects Harpeth Conservancy as institution of emphasis for 2018-2019 school year

BATTLE GROUND ACADEMY SELECTS HARPETH CONSERVANCY AS INSTITUTION OF EMPHASIS FOR 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR Statement by Mike Alday, Alday Communications, Inc 10/23/2018 FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Battle Ground Academy’s Student Council has selected the Harpeth Conservancy as its Institution of Emphasis IOE) program. The local non-profit was selected from a pool of applicants that the entire…

Harpeth Conservancy Helps Volunteers to Plant over 350 Trees in Kingston Springs, TN

Harpeth Conservancy Helps Volunteers to Plant over 350 Trees in Kingston Springs, TN Harpeth Conservancy and volunteers spend a Saturday morning reforesting the banks of the Harpeth River KINGSTON SPRINGS, TENN. (February 26, 2018)—On Saturday, Harpeth Conservancy planted 350 native trees in LL Burns Park, Kingston Springs with the help of Glenn Remick, (City Commissioner…

Nashville Waterways Consortium Launches Rivive! Nashville Initiative

NASHVILLE WATERWAYS CONSORTIUM LAUNCHES Rivive! NASHVILLE INITIATIVE Nashvillians are encouraged to get involved in protecting Nashville’s waterways NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 22, 2017) – Today, the Nashville Waterways Consortium kicked off the Rivive! Nashville initiative to inspire  Nashvillian to take action to protect the city’s streams and rivers  for future generations. The Nashville Waterways Consortium is made…

Nissan Hits Half Million Mark in Contributions to Harpeth Conservancy

Nissan Supports Protection of Tennessee Rivers and Clean Water With $50,000 Grant to Harpeth Conservancy FRANKLIN, TENN. (September 10, 2017)—Nissan today announced a $50,000 grant to support the work of Harpeth Conservancy to protect rivers and clean water in Tennessee. With this grant, Nissan North America’s contributions to Harpeth Conservancy, formerly the Harpeth River Watershed…

NISSAN Renews $50,000 grant to HRWA for Conservation Leadership Efforts

Donation from Nissan North America supports expansion of program efforts to expand river system water quality monitoring program and develop model pollution reduction plan  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 13, 2016) – Today Nissan announced a $50,000 program grant to the Harpeth River Watershed Association (HRWA) that supports the organization’s efforts on new pollution reduction plan and…

FEDERAL JUDGE APPROVES COURT-ENFORCEABLE SETTLEMENT OF HRWA LAWSUIT

Contact:  Dorie Bolze, Executive Director, 615-790-9767 or 615-479-0181, doriebolze@harpethriver.org           Jim Redwine, Director, Water Quality Protection and Sustainability Program, 225-281-4089,                jimredwine@harpethriver.org FRANKLIN TO TAKE STEPS TO LIMIT POLLUTION FROM SEWER PLANT TO IMPROVE WATER QUALITY IN THE STATE SCENIC HARPETH RIVER NASHVILLE, TN  (August 17, 2016)– The Harpeth River Watershed Association (HRWA) announced…

Harpeth River Dam Removal in Tennessee Receives National Legacy Project Award

HARPETH RIVER DAM REMOVAL IN TENNESSEE RECEIVES NATIONAL LEGACY PROJECT RECOGNITION NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – This year, the Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership (SARP) nominated Harpeth River Lowhead Dam Removal and Stream Restoration Project was recognized as one of the National Fish Habitat Partnership’s (NFHP) 10 “Waters to Watch” Legacy projects. The Harpeth River, one of the…

City of Franklin, HRWA Reach Settlement Agreement over Harpeth River Lawsuit

Franklin—May 10, 2016 The City of Franklin and the conservation organization, Harpeth River Watershed Association (HRWA), have resolved their differences regarding the City’s operation of its Water Reclamation Facility, ending a 2014 federal Clean Water Act lawsuit filed by HRWA in which HRWA has been represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC). The parties…