It’s hard to keep up with and prepare for the growing intensity and frequency of extreme storms. The #NCARS bill would enhance federal funding and resources while simplifying planning and application processes for local partners here in Tennessee.
The federal government provides resources to cities and states to prepare for extreme weather. #NCARS would create the first National Adaptation and Resilience Strategy to direct the response to disasters, identify resilience goals, and enhance funding and support for partners.
Let your Congressional representatives know that you support #NCARS and a federal resilience strategy to ensure there is support for our communities during natural disasters.
CWEET is proud to announce that we have been awarded a grant by Patagonia to start a stream monitoring project on the Nolichucky River. We are currently accepting applications for volunteers interested in committing to a year-long project. Applications can be found by clicking here. A recent article written about CWEET’s new grant and stream project: 2/23/15 Clean Water Expected in East Tennessee, started by raft guides in response to pollution on the Pigeon River, has recei