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

February 21, 2015

RCWA requests TDEC include mitigation for Whitworth permit approval

At a Public Hearing held by TDEC Division of Water Resources on Feb 19, RCWA provided a Handout outlining issues and conditions recommended for approval of Whitworth Subdivison’s request for a TDEC Aquatic Resource Alteration Permit—to dredge a portion of their 3.5-acre in-line pond for removal of 3

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