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River Swing Breaks Records!

River Swing 2019 Breaks Records! October 4, 2019 Contact: Haylee Hall, 615.585.8400 OCTOBER 4, 2019—Harpeth Conservancy’s 16th Annual River Swing set records for attendance and money raised, according to an announcement today by Dorene Bolze, president and CEO of the science-based river conservation organization. Bolze said more than 730 supporters attended the event last Saturday…

Harpeth Conservancy to Dismiss Appeal of Permit for Franklin Sewage Treatment Plant

River conservation group cites city’s commitment and continues to seek collaborative approaches to reducing pollution in the Harpeth River See PDF format here.  FRANKLIN, TENN, March 26, 2019—In an effort to foster a more collaborative approach to restoring water quality in the Harpeth River, Harpeth Conservancy today announced that it and the City have agreed to…

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Harpeth Conservancy supports legislation requiring municipal wastewater plants to quantify and limit pollutants

Harpeth Conservancy supports legislation requiring municipal wastewater plants to quantify and limit pollutants Statement by Jim RedwineVice President & COO , Harpeth Conservancy NASHVILLE, TENN, March 8, 2016–Harpeth Conservancy is proud to support legislation filed in the Tennessee General Assembly that will hold municipal wastewater treatment plants receiving loans from the state accountable for following…

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…

American Rivers Names Harpeth River One of America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2015

Contact: Dorie Bolze, Harpeth River Watershed Association, (615) 479-0181Erin McCombs, American Rivers, (828) 649-7887 4/7/2015 Washington, D.C.- American Rivers named the Harpeth River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2015 today, highlighting the threat sewage pollution and excessive water withdrawals pose to clean water and public health. “The America’s Most Endangered Rivers report is a…

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…