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Your Network News

I hope you all are safe and well during this time of uncertainty. I am taking one day at a time here in western North Carolina and am grateful to have an amazing Network of partners to continue to work and visit with remotely. Daily I reflect on how the world's perspective of our natural resources, including our rivers and streams, may change during these next few months, as the beauty of nature is a refuge for many during these unpredictable times.  Wish you all the best - Gillian Bee, TRBN Coordinator
 
The mission of the Tennessee River Basin Network is to inspire and empower the people of the Tennessee River Basin to effectively steward the region's aquatic biodiversity
LET'S CELEBRATE SUCCESS
We are happy to announce our call for award nominations has opened. Do you know an individual or organization doing great things for our aquatic life? Submission deadline is 11:59pm EST April 30th. 
Two awards are given out for accomplishments in research, management, education, or outreach. Award recipients receive a cash prize and acknowledgement at our annual Celebration Banquet.  
DETAILS & NOMINATION FORM

ANNUAL PRIORITIES

Come work with us!

A recent survey was circulated throughout our Network partners to identify mutual priorities for us to act on in the coming years. A total of 38 different organizations participated in this exercise. Thank you for making this effort a success! We will be putting our heads together in the near future to identify a collective path forward to address connectivity and nonpoint source pollution in the Tennessee River Basin. Keep a look out for future communications on this. 

SAVE THE DATE

July 28-29, Chattanooga TN
@ Bessie Smith Cultural Center

We have a great group of partners working to ensure our sixth annual meeting is a value-added event for you and our Network. Due to COVID-19 we will identify an alternative date if needed. 
Registration for this free event will open in the next few weeks. 

CONSERVATION AT WORK

NRCS recently released a new 90-second video series on conservation practices adopted by private landowners across the United States. One speaks specifically to aquatic connectivity.

WORLD FISH MIGRATION DAY

Postponed to October 24

The Tennessee River Basin Network continues to work on creating content for you to share via social media on World Fish Migration Day. We are producing a few short videos and info-graphics to engage your followers on a topic many people may not be aware occurs in our Basin. 

QUARTERLY WEBINAR SERIES
THRIVE REGIONAL PARTNERSHIP
We had the opportunity to visit with Rhett Bentley and Charlie Mix of Thrive Regional Partnership on our recent Network webinar. Thrive Regional Partnership is a collaborative organization that unites people across the growing tri-state region to preserve community and natural character. We learned a lot about how to organize and lead a diverse partnership to success!
Watch Webinar
AL RIVERS & STREAMS
Members of the Alabama Rivers & Streams Network met in January to learn about new and existing projects to  address long-term habitat needs of Alabama’s imperiled species. 
Meeting Summary & Presentations
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