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Nashville Hiking Meetup - the social network of hikers and eco-volunteers

September 21, 2011

It's back! Good karma and good times!

Join us to make a huge difference at the largest water cleanup in Nashville History! We're back after historic rains forced the cancellation of two consecutive projects and brought extraordinary trash and debris to the J. Percy Priest Lake area.

This is your chance to help Mother Nature out. Our September 24 event will saturate the lake with an ambitious three-fold mission:

  1. Lower lake locations (where campers and fishermen are trashing the environment);
  2. Upper lake locations (where two islands in particular have significant deposits of flood water debris);
  3. Public lands project (a scouring of grounds surrounding the lake where people of all backgrounds think it's okay to dump household fixtures, broken appliances and other junk).

We'll have trash bags, gloves and sunscreen for you… we'll have snacks, hand sanitizer, T-shirts and giveaways. All we really need now is YOU. So grab a buddy or simply your service-oriented smiling self and join us at Nashville's largest water cleanup in history: The Nashville Clean Water Project.

Get the details here.

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, September 21 (repeating most Wednesdays): Urban Hike - 4 Mile Evening Walk through Downtown Nashville

Thursday, September 22 (repeating most Thursdays): Radnor Lake - Moderate Hike

Friday, September 23 (repeating most Fridays): Radnor Lake Friday - Moderate Hike

Friday, September 23: Trivia Night at the Park: The Grand Finale - Long Hunter State Park

Saturday, September 24: Historic Lookout Mountain Hike

Saturday, September 24: Percy Priest Lake Cleanup - Nashville Clean Water Project

Family Friendly! Saturday, September 24: Peeler Park - Autumn Morning Hike

Sunday, September 25: Beaman Park - 6.6 Mile Moderate Hike in Beautiful Joelton

It's back! Tuesday, September 27 (repeating most Tuesdays): Murfreesboro easy hike: Barfield Crescent Park

Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2: Cumberland Highlands Outdoor Festival with Paddle Adventures Plus

Saturday, October 1 - Sunday, October 2: Jack Daniel's "Bike to Jack and Back" MS150 2011!

Saturday, October 1 - Sunday, October 2: Savage Gulf Backpacking Trip - Collins Gulf/Stagecoach Road Trails

Thursday, October 6: Grandfather Mountain, NC Hiking and Camping

Friday, October 7: Big South Fork Weekend Camping at Bandy Creek Campground

Saturday, October 8: Honey Creek Loop - strenuous hike at Big South Fork

Tuesday, October 11: Peeler Park - easy, full moon hike

Tuesday, October 11: Full Moon Hike - Edwin Warner Park

Our sponsors:  Cumberland Transit | Bluegrass Brewing Co. | Moe's Southwest Grill | Crust Pizza

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