Programs

The Living Land Film

The Living Land is a film showcasing the rich sights and sounds of nature in Middle Tennessee as they are traced through all four seasons, accompanied with narrated poetry and music. Native American singer/songwriter
Bill Miller also contributes music and reads from the Native American Book of Wisdom.

Holiday Gift for Lick Creek

In a significant win for clean water advocates, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) made a crucial decision over the holidays to deny the Water Authority of Dickson County’s permit request for a new sewage treatment plant on Lick Creek in Hickman County. This decision comes after concerted efforts by the Friends of …

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Duck River Water Withdrawal Permits

Explore how growth in middle Tennessee impacts the biodiverse Duck River, as Harpeth Conservancy actively engages in state hearings and provides expert analysis to shape the first permits for eight utilities. With a 35% increase in withdrawals planned, our focus on science-based solutions aims to ensure safe drinking water, protect the Duck River, and establish a regional management plan. Stay informed with our official comments and insights on our blog, reflecting our ongoing commitment to water management expertise developed over two decades.

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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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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