Stream clean-up grants involve waterways close to home


Stream clean-up grants involve waterways close to home

TENNESSEE WILDLIFE RESOURCES AGENCY

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the award of grant dollars to assist with 2019 aquatic stream clean-up projects across the state, including several waterways in our area.

The grants were awarded to various organizations for 20 projects across the state.

Among the grantees are Friends of Warner Park, for the Little Harpeth River and Vaughn’s Creek. The Little Harpeth forms part of the Davidson/Williamson county boundary west of Brentwood.

Mill Creek Watershed Association, for Mill Creek and tributaries in Davidson County. Mill Creek flows from Davidson into Nolensville.

Keep Maury County Beautiful, for the Duck River in Columbia and Maury County. The Duck River is a main source of drinking water for Spring Hill.

The program is designed to assist cities, schools, community organizations, civic groups, watershed organizations, and conservation groups, with stream clean-up projects.

For more information on the program, contact Della Sawyers in the TWRA Environmental Services Division at (615) 781-6577 or by email at Della.Sawyers@tn.gov with any questions.

Information on the availability of 2019 grant dollars for riparian tree planting projects will be announced in the coming weeks.

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