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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Join Us-Two Annual Events this Spring

4th Annual Spring Creek Clean Up is on Saturday, April 10th, 9 a.m. to noon.
Look for our tent on the 5500 block of Charlotte avenue to register (next to Las Palmas). Snacks and supplies provided.
Send us an email at rcwa@comcast.net to pledge your participation.
Lets get the trash before the creek does!

Annual Membership Gathering - Sunday May 16th, 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
The gathering will be at the West Nashville United Methodist Church (WNUMC), 4710 Charlotte Avenue and RCWA is grateful to WNUMC for their offering. This is a very exciting year!
Please join us and learn how you can participate. Reception to follow program below.

Kim Elkins of the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) will discuss the recently completed instream flow report for Richland Creek she conducted. TWRA is currently working on setting standards for instream flow in Tennessee. Learn about the results of the study and what it means for Richland Creek's sustainability.

Dr. George Hornberger and Dr. James Fraser, (Dr. Michael Vandenbergh, Dr. Kimberly Bess, Dr. Amanda Carrico, Jennifer Mokos and Josh Bazuin) from Vanderbilt University will discuss their upcoming research study for the Richland Creek watershed. This groundbreaking study will help to characterize the air and water pollution caused by the use of turf chemicals.
Learn how you can participate in this important research and RCWA partnership.

We need your help -
Please renew your membership or join RCWA! Annual membership fee is $15. Our lawyer is ready to file our 501c3 application but we need to generate the $400 filing fee. You can join RCWA through our website (click How you can help) using PayPal or send a check to P.O. Box 92016 Nashville, TN 37209.
If 32 of our readers join or renew we will have the needed funds to pay for our 501c3 filing fee and renew our annual post office box, now also due. Thanks!

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