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Announcing RCWA as Partner in Nashville Waterways Consortium

We are proud to announce our partnership with the Nashville Waterways Consortium! Last year we came together with four other environmental conservation nonprofits to form the Consortium. Our mission is to inspire Nashvillians to take action for clean water and healthy streams for current and future generations.  The Nashville Waterways Consortium is



Search for Streamside Salamander in Davidson County

Stream Salamanders are on the move this time of year and we need help finding out if they still live here. Please use this summary the Tennessee Natural Heritage Program, Department of Environment and Conservation provided for guidance identifying Streamside Salamanders (adult) and



Stand up for Richland Creek

Why stand up? 7-months after filing Petition…  Our case in Chancery Court requesting review of BL2015-1094 continues to require additional hearings in court, driving up the cost to have the case heard in court. Metro Government and Saint Thomas are challenging



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, 2015 Judge McCoy denied  Motion to Dismiss the case. A Summary Judgement hearing has been scheduled for June 24, 2016, 9 AM. Please



In loving memory…

Joel Bell Covington, Jr. (1948—2015) RCWA had no idea how fortunate we were, when Joel volunteered for our dissolved oxygen study in August 2011. At the Creek, after being there just six-hours earlier to collect samples, Joel’s natural demeanor shined



Last call to action in 2014

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation issued notice for an Aquatic Resource Alteration Permit  on December 10 concerning Richland Creek.  Citizens have 30 days from that date to request a Public Hearing. Grab your favorite holiday beverage and write a



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