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Riparian Buffer Program Topic for TWRA’s December Noontime Presentation

Monday, December 03, 2012 | 08:08am

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Department of Forestry Riparian Buffer Program is the December topic for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Nature @ Noontime presentation. The program will be held from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6.

Reggie Reeves will be the program presenter. He retired from the Tennessee Department of Environment Conservation in 2008 after a 32-year career and currently works part-time with the TDOF as Riparian Buffer Program manager. He is actively involved in conservation and sustainability issues with particular interest in local, organic and sustainable food and sustainable living.

The TDOF Riparian Buffer Program provides trees at no cost to the public and private landowners and to watershed and other organizations for be used to establish new or enhanced existing riparian buffers along waterways in seven target urban watersheds in Middle Tennessee. The program is also working with storm water programs to establish a simple, clear and concise riparian buffer guide.

Hosted by the Information and Education Division, Nature @ Noontime is held the first Thursday of each month. TWRA Nature @ Noontime presentations are about natural resource related topics and last about 30-45 minutes, allowing time for discussion during the allotted lunch hour. Contact Don King (615) 781-6502 or by e-mail: don.king@tn.gov for more information.

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