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TWRA Announces Awarding of Riparian Tree Planting Grants for Fiscal Year 2015

Thursday, February 05, 2015 | 01:55am

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the award of grant dollars to assist with riparian tree planting projects.

The grants, valued at $500 each were awarded to the Boone Watershed Partnership, Cumberland River Compact, Harpeth River Watershed Association, Historic Old North Knoxville Beautification, University of Tennessee (for Loosahatchie and Wolf rivers in Hardeman and Shelby counties), Universtiy of Tennessee (for Lake Barkley in Stewart County), and  University of Tennessee Extension (for lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley in Shelby County).  

For more information, contact Della Sawyers in the TWRA Environmental Services Division at (615) 781-6577 or by e-mail at with any questions. 


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