TWRA Announces Awarding Of Aquatic Stream Clean-Up Grants For 2022

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the award of grant dollars to assist with 2022 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 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 2022 grant dollars for riparian tree planting projects will be announced later in October.

 

TWRA AQUATIC HABITAT PROTECTION PROGRAM
TENNESEE AQUATIC STREAM CLEAN-UP GRANTS 2022

 

1.     Cedar Crest Camp                              Barren Fork Creek, Hickman County

2.    City of East Ridge                              Spring Creek, Hamilton County

3.    Colby’s Army                                    Blue Spring Creek, Cheatham County

4.    Harpeth Conservancy                       Harpeth River, Cheatham, Davidson, and
                                                      Dickson counties

5.    Hopwood Christian Church             Buffalo River, Lawrence County

6.    IJAMS Nature Center                       Tennessee River-tributaries, creeks,
                                                       and streams in Knox, Anderson, Blount,
                                                       and Loudon counties

7.    Keep Bristol Beautiful                        South Holston Lake and River,  

                                                                        Sullivan and Washington counties

8.    Keep Cocke County Beautiful                        Pigeon River, Cocke County

9.    Keep Maury County Beautiful                    Duck River, Maury County.

10. Little River Watershed Association           Little River, Hickman County                                   

11. McMinnville Breakfast Rotary                    Barren Fork and Collins River,         

                                                                 Warren County

12. Norris Lake Project                                      Clinch River, Powell River, Gap     
                                                                 Creek, Straight Creek, Cedar

                                                                 Creek, and Cool Branch Creek,     
                                                                 Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne,  

                                                                 Grainger, and Union counties

13. Rocky Mount State History Site                  Boone Lake, Sullivan County

14. Tennessee Valley Canoe Club                     South Chickamauga Creek,  

                                                                  Hamilton County

15. Town of Farragut                                          Turkey Creek, Knox County.

16. Town of Nolensville                                    Mill Creek, Williamson County

17. The Wildlife Society, Inc                             Cane Creek, Weakley County

18. WaterWays                                                   Chickamauga Creek, Hamilton      19. Whites Creek Watershed Alliance             Whites Creek, Davidson County    

 

 


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