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Harpeth River, Nashville TN – Harpeth River Watershed Association Newsletter

Harpeth River Watershed Association NewsletterIf you’re in the Nashville area and have not heard of the Harpeth River Watershed Association, take a look at the attached summer newsletter. The HRWA is a fantastic organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of this great Nashville Tennessee landmark waterway. The newsletter is free to subscribers and this edition includes the latest Harpeth River Blueway map – complete with put – in locations!

Click here to get the HRWA Summer Newsletter 2014.


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New Paddle Races & Events Added for July, August

Check out our kayak, canoe and SUP race and event calendar – new events just added – find an event or race anywhere in the US!

Click here to go to our calendar: Kayak, Canoe, SUP Calendar

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Tennessee Canoe Kayak SUP School

Attention Tennessee and surrounding area recreational kayakers, whitewater canoe and kayakers, stand-up paddle boarders and kayak hand paddlers or those wanting to learn to be any of these things!

Registration is now open for Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association’s (TSRA) 2014 Canoe and Kayak School! June 20 – 22 at Gee Creek Campground on the Hiwassee River, near Etowah, Tennessee.

Please visit the TSRA website to learn all the important details you need to know about this event and to get registered.

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Oil Spill on James River, VA

Yesterday’s train derailment spilled crude oil into the James River. The impact of the spill won’t be fully known for days. Water quality tests are already being done by both the James River Association and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

Over the coming weeks the DEQ will be monitoring substance levels in the James River. Folks at the James River Association ask you to do the same as well. If you see any kind if irregularity or effect from this spill, you’re asked to take a picture of it and send it to either agency.

More info:

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Post your Kayak, canoe, paddle, SUP event on at no charge!

It’s what we do…it’s why we’re here. We want to get the word out about kayak and canoe races and events all over the country, heck, all over the world! So if you’re an event organizer, or even just an event enthusiast, send us your paddle event info! We’ll add it to our calendar at no cost to you. That’s right, free.

Just fill out this quick form – and send us as much info on the event as you can. Our new calendar can handle web links, maps, etc.

Here’s that form:

SUGGEST A KAYAK, CANOE OR SUP EVENT for the calendar – click here.

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