Protect and preserve
one of Nashville's true gems.

The Richland Creek Watershed Alliance is a watershed-based, community-supported stream conservation group, public charity, focused on environmental sustainability of the Richland Creek watershed, and dedicated to providing action and leadership for long-term restoration and preservation of its ecosystem.

Watershed 101

What is a watershed and why are they important? Find out what you need to know and why everyone should care about their local watershed.


We like to get our hands dirty with tree plantings and creek cleanups. If this sounds like something you'd like to help us with, please visit our volunteer page.


On May 5, 2015 we’re having our second Stream-A-Thon in participation with the Big Payback, 24-hours of giving to help local nonprofits. We need your help!

Latest Post

August 21, 2015

Chancery Court will review Ordinance BL2015-1094

RCWA filed documents requesting Chancery Court review Ordinance BL2015-1094, the Saint Thomas Hospital Specific Plan that Metro Council approved May 21, 2015.  August 14, Judge McCoy DENIED Metro’s Motion to Dismiss the case. No hearing date for the case has been scheduled yet. RCWA spoke out and su

Where is the Richland Creek watershed?

Richland Creek Watershed Alliance. All rights reserved. Richland Creek Watershed Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation | P.O. Box 92016 Nashville, TN 37209 | (615) 525-3379