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Clarksville Volunteers clean old Red River Marina

 

City of Clarksville teams up with Cumberland River Compact

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and the Cumberland River Compact joined forces to clean a section of the Red River in preparation for a new walking trail.

More than 30 volunteers met April 29th, 2018 and worked to pick up and remove trash from the old Kraft Street marina site and along the wooded trail leading to it. The cleanup was funded by a grant from Tennessee Valley Authority, secured by the Cumberland River Compact.

The City of Clarksville and the Cumberland River Compact joined forces April 29th to clean a section of the Red River in preparation for a new walking trail. More than 30 volunteers spent the afternoon removing more than 1,900 lbs of trash, 325 lbs of plastic and aluminum recyclables and 186 tires from the area.

The City of Clarksville and the Cumberland River Compact joined forces April 29th to clean a section of the Red River in preparation for a new walking trail. More than 30 volunteers spent the afternoon removing more than 1,900 lbs of trash, 325 lbs of plastic and aluminum recyclables and 186 tires from the area.

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City of Clarksville seeks Volunteers for Red River cleanup

 

City of Clarksville, Cumberland River Compact will join to beautify area around old marina

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The Cumberland River Compact and the City of Clarksville are joining forces to clean a section of the Red River in preparation for a new walking trail.

Volunteers are needed to join a group that will gather from 8:30am to noon Saturday, April 14th, 2018 to remove trash and debris to beautify the area around an old marina site off Kraft Street.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces “Opening Day for Trails” set for April 7th

 

Residents invited to enjoy Clarksville’s Beautiful Trails

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s sixth annual Opening Day for Trails will unfold in Clarksville on the Cumberland Riverwalk at McGregor Park, Downtown’s Upland Trail, and the beautiful 5.5-mile Clarksville Greenway.

Opening Day, a celebration of trails nationwide, will be Saturday, April 7th and serve as the unofficial launch of the spring trail season for outdoor enthusiasts and trail lovers.

Clarksville Greenway at Mary’s Oak trailhead.

Clarksville Greenway at Mary’s Oak trailhead.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation seeks Volunteers for Park, Trail Cleanups

 

Efforts will beautify Greenway and Billy Dunlop Park

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s trails and parks need constant maintenance, so the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department schedules volunteer maintenance days throughout the year.

This spring, the community is encouraged to join in the effort to help maintain the cleanliness of two of the City’s most popular recreation spots.

Clarksville Greenway Trails Cleanup Volunteers

Clarksville Greenway Trails Cleanup Volunteers

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports High Water closes several Parks

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Because of heavy rain and rising waters on the Cumberland River and its tributaries, some City of Clarksville parks and facilities will be closed until further notice. Facilities at Liberty Park and McGregor Park have been hit hardest.

High water at McGregor Park along the banks of the Cumberland River in Clarksville Tennessee.

High water at McGregor Park along the banks of the Cumberland River in Clarksville Tennessee.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County a Gold Sustainable Community

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County has been named a Valley Sustainable Gold Community by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).

Previously named a Silver community in 2015, the city-county recently completed a program reevaluation. Developed in partnership with TVA and Boyette Strategic Advisors (Boyette), TVA’s Valley Sustainable Communities program works with cities and counties throughout the region to help them develop a healthy environment, a thriving community and long-term economic prosperity.

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City of Clarksville battered by Heavy Rain and High Winds

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Trees and power lines were knocked down by high winds late Thursday and early Friday across the city, while heavy rains forced water over roadways in some low-lying areas.

Emergency management officials said Clarksville saw from 6 to 7.5 inches of rain overnight, and winds with gusts up to 44 mph. The rain was pushing the Red River and the Cumberland River to flood stage. Localized flash flooding was occurring along the creeks and streams that flow into the rivers.

A CDE Lightband worker moves a boom truck into place to repair a power line ripped off a residence by a falling tree in the Idaho Springs neighborhood near Dunbar Cave Road.

A CDE Lightband worker moves a boom truck into place to repair a power line ripped off a residence by a falling tree in the Idaho Springs neighborhood near Dunbar Cave Road.

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City of Clarksville opens two new B-Cycle stations

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan cut a ribbon Monday to open one of Clarksville’s two new bike share stations.

The ceremony, at the Pollard Road trailhead on the Clarksville Greenway,  included Clarksville Academy students, Community Health Foundation board members and Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department leaders.

A second new station, at Public Square and Franklin Street in Downtown Clarksville, also opened Monday.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan celebrates growing bike-share service.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan celebrates growing bike-share service.

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Work begins on River Trail Red River Section of Clarksville Greenway

 

City of Clarksville uses state grants to continue Greenway

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Construction has begun on a another downtown section of the Clarksville Greenway, which ultimately will create a 10-mile hiking-and-biking trail connection between the City’s core and Heritage Park in Northeast Clarksville.

The latest section is known as the River Trail Red River Section and extends north along the Red River from the RiverWalk in McGregor Park to the Highway 41A bridge at Providence Boulevard.

In this enhanced map, the River Trail Section is shown as the shaded area on the north side of the Red River.

In this enhanced map, the River Trail Section is shown as the shaded area on the north side of the Red River.

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Clarksville Academy students assemble new BCycles

 

Grant allows expansion of City of Clarksville’s bike-sharing service

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – A group of Clarksville Academy students worked with Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department staff Friday to assemble 20 new BCycles for two new bike-share stations coming to Clarksville later this spring.

Clarksville Academy student assembles a new BCycle for the City of Clarksville bike-sharing program.

Clarksville Academy student assembles a new BCycle for the City of Clarksville bike-sharing program.

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