Clean Water Protection
Harpeth Conservancy believes that to realize our Vision of clean water and healthy ecosystems for Rivers in Tennessee championed by the people who live here, we must be actively engaged in helping to shape water policy.
What we do
Harpeth Conservancy is at the helm of statewide clean water policy, including 3 staff members in leadership positions. Jim Redwine, Vice-President & COO, was appointed by Governor Haslam as a representative of Environmental Interests for the Water and Wastewater Financing Board. Dorie Bolze, CEO, has led stormwater management work for 20 years, and is the past Chair of the Williamson County Stormwater Appeals board. Dr. Ryan Jackwood, Director of Watershed Science and Restoration, sits on the Tennessee Stormwater Association board.
We have some GREAT news to share with you! Harpeth Conservancy has merged the Richland Creek Watershed Alliance (RCWA) into its programs. After over 10
2nd UPDATE (10-1): Dramatic Harpeth River Floodplain Alteration Being Considered to Enable High Density Residential Re-zoning Proposal at Brownland Horse Farm–Premier Horse Show Farm for Nearly 60 Years
Revised 460+ residential development proposed for Brownland Farm. Earlier proposal to revise city Land Use Plan Withdrawn in early Sept. Franklin Elected Officials Recommend Small
Author: Jake Peters Due to its unique combination of geologic and hydrologic features, Middle Tennessee has long been at an elevated risk for flooding. Traditionally,
Southern Environmental Law Center’s (SELC), Harpeth Conservancy, and several other conservation organizations recently commented on draft guidance from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Harpeth Conservancy is thrilled that Dodd Galbreath, Harpeth Conservancy’s Advisory Council Chairman, was recently honored with the TN Department of Environment and Conservation’s 2020 Lifetime