TWRA Announces Awarding of Aquatic Stream Clean-up Grants for 2018

Monday, September 18, 2017 | 10:49am

TWRA Announces Awarding of Aquatic Stream Clean-up Grants for 2018

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the award of grant dollars to assist with 2018 aquatic stream clean-up projects across the state.

The grants were awarded to various organizations for 19 projects across the state.

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

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



Cherokee Lake Users Association                   Cherokee Lake; Jefferson County
City of East Ridge                                                Spring Creek; East Ridge, Hamilton County
City of Lewisburg                                                  New Lake; Marshall County
Clean Water Expected in East Tenn.               Pigeon River and Nolichucky River; Cocke  and Greene counties.
Colby’s Army                                                          Blue Spring Creek; Cheatham County
Friends of Warner Park                                      Little Harpeth River, and Vaughn’s Creek;  Davidson County

Keep Cocke County Beautiful                            Pigeon River; Hartford,  Cocke County
Keep Maury County Beautiful                           Duck River; Columbia, Maury 

 Keep Putnam County Beautiful Clean           Cane Creek; Putnam County Commission                                                                    
McMinnville Breakfast Rotary Club                   Barren Fork and Collins River;  Warren County

Middle Nolichucky Watershed Alliance              College Creek, Holley Creek, and Richard Creek; Greene County                                                                        

Stones River Watershed Association                    East Fork Stones River, nearby tributaries; Cannon and  Rutherford counties                                     

 Town of Farragut                                                   Turkey Creek, The North Turkey Creek, and Little Creek; Farragut, Knox County

Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department                   South Indian Creek; Unicoi County
The University of Tennessee,                                

On Behalf of Its Institute of Agriculture            Third Creek; Knox County

The University of Tennessee,                                Forked Deer River; Dyer County

On Behalf of Its Institute of Agriculture

The Wildlife Society, Inc., UT Martin Chapter    Cane Creek; Martin, Weakley County

Whites Creek Watershed Alliance                        Whites Creek; Nashville, Davidson County
Wolf River Conservancy                                           Wolf River watershed; Shelby and Fayette counties




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