Why Riparian Habitats?

Community River Restoration: Why Riparian Habitats? During the winter season, our river restoration projects focus on two activities that improve water quality and habitats for biodiversity: invasive plant removal and native tree planting. Too often, riparian habitats (land along the edges of rivers, streams, lakes, and other water bodies; also known as riparian zones, buffers, […]

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Outreach Internship

Outreach Internship – Summer 2024 Harpeth Conservancy seeks a summer intern to work 5-10 hours/week during June and July 2024. Harpeth Conservancy is dedicated to protecting clean water and healthy ecosystems for rivers in Tennessee. The summer intern will support that mission through volunteer coordination, outreach, education, and other projects as needed.   About Harpeth

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River Swing 2023

River Swing: A captivating event supporting the Harpeth Conservancy’s mission for clean water and robust ecosystems in Tennessee’s rivers. Join us for an evening of dinner, dance, and a silent auction, contributing to our cause. Help raise funds and amplify awareness for a future where our rivers flourish sustainably.

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Advocacy Action Alert: Support the creation of a TN Office of Outdoor Recreation

The legislative season is upon us and we have an unusual opportunity to join forces to create a Tennessee Office of Outdoor Recreation (OREC) in the Department of Tourist Development. Please read the information below and — if you would like to join our efforts — there are two ways you can support this initiative. 

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Harpeth Conservancy Monitoring the Development of “Ariza Bellevue” Project

Important Links: Bellevue Strong, Community Organization Site Ariza Bellevue, Developer’s Site Petition against new development in ‘flood-vulnerable’ area reaches 1,800 signatures (3/9/23: WSMV4) Bellevue development both raises concerns and garners praise (3/6/23: Fox17 Nashville) Transportation Access to this Property Would Also Be Compromised by Major Flooding The proposed site of this project is compromised by

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Songwriters for Streams 2023

Songwriters for Streams is extraordinary songwriter’s benefit supporting the Harpeth Conservancy’s vital mission of preserving Tennessee’s clean water. Featuring acclaimed artists Tom Douglas and Jeffrey Steele, this sold-out event held amidst the scenic beauty of a Franklin farm by the State Scenic Harpeth River promises an unforgettable experience. With activities like honeybee hive painting, scavenger hunts, marshmallow roasting, and more, it’s a family-friendly affair promoting environmental awareness. Don’t miss this inaugural event fostering a sustainable future for our beloved rivers

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Discharge Permit for Franklin Sewer Treatment Plant

Email Petition Instructions: Use our email petition form to the left in order to send a message to Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and inform them of your opinion. Step 1 – Click the YELLOW button that says “Read or Edit the Petition” at the top of the petition form to the left.

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