Outreach & Education

HC Hosts Another Successful Conservation Conversation

Harpeth Conservancy hosted its third Conservation Conversation, a monthly online educational series with experts answering your questions, on Wednesday, May 24, 2020. This month’s topic was Ensuring Environmental Equity: Public Participation in Governmental Decision-Making in the Pandemic Era. A panel of experts including Dr. G.S. Hans Director of the Stanton Foundation First Amendment Clinic at…

Conservation Conversation: Ensuring Environmental Equity

Ensuring Environmental Equity: Public Participation in Governmental Decision-Making in the Pandemic Era Should You Have To Risk Your Health to Participate in Democracy? Join Three Leading Experts for This Month’s Conservation Conversation on June 24, 2020 Citizens are going through great lengths to have their voices heard during the Covid-19 pandemic, from protesters risking their…

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…

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…

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…

The Harpeth River Watershed Association Puts Citizenship and Service in Action

Volunteers to plant over 100 trees to stabilize an eroding river bank on the Little Harpeth River on MLK Day Nashville, TN (January 14, 2016) – The Harpeth River Watershed Association will led a dozen Middle Tennessee volunteers in the planting of over 100 trees into a stretch of eroding river bank on the Little Harpeth…