River Stewards

River Steward Awards 2023

Harpeth Conservancy’s River Stewards Awards event is a night of celebration that recognizes the exceptional efforts of volunteers and community leaders of all ages who have made a big difference for clean water and healthy ecosystems for rivers in Tennessee.

River Steward Awards 2022

Harpeth Conservancy’s River Stewards Awards event is a night of celebration that recognizes the exceptional efforts of volunteers and community leaders of all ages who have made a big difference for clean water and healthy ecosystems for rivers in Tennessee.

BIG SUCCESS! Franklin Mayor and Aldermen Voted to Deny Brownland Farm Controversial Extensive Floodplain Development Proposal April 26

BIG SUCCESS: Franklin Mayor and Aldermen voted UNANIMOUSLY to DENY this Controversial Rezoning and Development Proposal Because of the Extensive Alteration of the Floodplain and Public Safety Risk from Flooding.  The community attendance was 200 or more, with over 50 speakers, for one of the longest City of Franklin meetings in recent memory (over 3 …

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Tips for Backyard Conservation and Water Management in Nashville

Written by Todd Michaels Turn the faucet on, and you’ll think the water can run forever. But water is a precious resource, and if reservoirs are low, that can lead to a long, dry summer. In Nashville, soil and water conservation is serious business. The amount of water you use in your backyard makes a …

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2019 Harpeth River Steward Awards

PHENOMENAL EDUCATOR AWARD: Laura Louis Laura Louis is the director of a nature camp in Metro Parks called P.E.N. Pals or People Exploring Nature, which takes disadvantaged youth on overnight camping trips! Every week thirty campers arrive from community centers throughout Davidson Country for the two day camp. Throughout the summer a total of two hundred people will hike the trails, …

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2005 Harpeth River Steward Awards

MAYOR OF FRANKLIN RECEIVES RIVER STEWARD AWARD  FROM HARPETH RIVER WATERSHED ASSOCIATION  Mayor Tom Miller of Franklin was honored by the Harpeth River Watershed Association at their May 26 Annual Meeting held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church with the River Steward Award in the Elected Official Category.  Mayor Miller was recognized for his leadership in the City’s commitment to the preservation of historic open spaces that also …

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