Public Invited To Saturday's STONES RIVER WATERSHED Meeting

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The public is encouraged to attend the ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING of the Stones River Watershed from 9:00AM-1:00PM this coming Saturday (6/8/2019) at the Lions Log Cabin in Cannonsburgh, 407 Hickerson Drive.

Are you concerned with March 14, 2019 precautionary report from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) not to consume bass species in a portion of the East Fork Stones River in Rutherford County due to mercury content?

The advisory extends from the mouth at the confluence with the West Fork Stones River in upper J. Percy Priest Reservoir upstream to Betty Ford Road near Lascassas. Walter Hill Lake, a small impoundment on the East Fork near the community of Walter Hill, is included in the advisory.

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The agenda for Saturday's sessions:

  • 9:00 - 9:15am Welcome- About SRWA/ Goals, Lytle Creek, and Citizen Opportunities Cynthia Allen
  • 9:15 - 9:30am About the Site: Cannonsburg Local History and Area Facts Cannonsburg staff
  • 9:30 - 10:00am City of Murfreesboro: Town Creek Daylighting Update Ryan Maloney (and Sam Huddleston)
  • 10:00 - 10:30am Stream Studies: Blending Art and Nature John Louis
  • 10:30 - 11:30am Kickoff Citizen Water Sampling Campaign- Learn how YOU can help local water quality Sampling kits provided for those who sign up -easy sampling techniques & river fun activities Bonnie Ervin
  • 11:30-Noon Lunch Break: Wash up and Eat!
  • Noon-12:30 Final Program with Current Events: What's In the News & Citizen Discussion Dr. Warren Anderson
  • 12:30-1:00pm SRWA Board Meeting - New Memberships, Membership Officer Vote Cynthia Allen

Lunch provided for those who pre-register, and there is a limited number T-shirts for participants. Plus, you'll get water testing kits for signups. Contact: 615-477-7107 or President@StonesWatershed.org

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