Nissan: Nissan renews $50,000 extend to a Harpeth River Watershed Association charge care efforts

Posted on 13. Oct, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan currently announced a $50,000 module extend to a Harpeth River Watershed Association (HRWA) that supports a organization’s efforts on new wickedness rebate devise and H2O peculiarity studies for a whole Harpeth River system. Nissan North America has been a partner of HRWA given a association changed to Tennessee, with 9 annual grants totaling $450,000 given 2008.

In partnership with HRWA and other stakeholders, a Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation will be heading this comprehensive effort, and a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will also minister a time and expertise.

 “Nissan stays committed to improving a peculiarity of life in a communities where we live and work,” pronounced Rebecca Vest, Nissan clamp president, Corporate Development and Social Responsibility. “The Harpeth is a valuable, healthy item for many counties in Middle Tennessee. We are blissful to partner with HRWA to teach and muster people to work together and put solutions in place that strengthen a Harpeth River now and for generations to come.”

With a inclusion on a American Rivers inventory of America’s Most Endangered Rivers, a State Scenic Harpeth River perceived inhabitant courtesy as a tide whose destiny is during a crossroads. Nissan’s appropriation will support HRWA’s module efforts to enhance a “citizen science” member of a river-system far-reaching H2O peculiarity monitoring module as a vicious step toward restoring a river’s H2O peculiarity to accommodate state standards for open health and wildlife. Nissan supports will also support HRWA’s River Restoration Wildlife Protection Program and Outreach and Education Program, creation countless tide clean-ups and replacement projects probable with farmers and volunteers and reaching over 500 children in girl camps and schools around a tide system.

“Nissan’s support for scarcely 10 years as a lead corporate partner has enabled HRWA to have critical success operative collaboratively to rise and afterwards champion solutions for a Harpeth River that are carrying inhabitant impact in how to urge H2O peculiarity and strengthen wildlife and open health as a core member of informal mercantile development,” pronounced Dorene Bolze, HRWA Executive Director. “As partial of a prophesy for a subsequent 15 years, a dual new comparison module staff will capacitate us to enhance a ability to assistance encourage and enhance partnerships around Tennessee and a Southeast that will assistance revive rivers and urge H2O peculiarity for all Tennesseans.”

Kevin Cronk, HRWA’s new Director for Watershed Science and Restoration who started in late September, comes from northern Michigan, where he led H2O peculiarity monitoring and investigate programs for Tip of Mitt Watershed Council given 2003. Kevin has a Master of Science Degree in Aquatic Ecology from a University of Michigan. Jim Redwine, HRWA’s Director for Water Quality Program and Sustainability, assimilated HRWA in March. Jim has over 30 years of knowledge as a corporate, executive, and environmental and failure attorney. Jim’s work includes a General Motors bankruptcy, where he was obliged for all environmental functions in a largest industrial failure in US history. Jim’s warranted his law grade during Vanderbilt University and B.A. from Harvard University.

In further to appropriation HRWA’s expanding ability for a scholarship formed programs, Nissan will be a Presenting Sponsor for a 12th annual River Swing on Oct. 22, a infrequent and gratifying eventuality hold underneath a stars on a banks of a Harpeth River to applaud 15 years of internal success with inhabitant impact. For a second year, Williamson County Commissioner Todd Kaestner and his wife, Susan, will horde a eventuality that attracts over 400 people, out to their Fairpath Farm on 3210 Del Rio Pike starting during 5pm to locate a pleasing sunset. Proceeds from a 2016 River Swing dinner, dance, wordless auction, and singular art uncover presented by a Chestnut Group, Plein Air painters for a land, will enlarge Nissan’s extend support. For some-more information, greatfully revisit

About Harpeth River Watershed Association
Founded in 1999, The Harpeth River Watershed Association (HRWA) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, science-based, charge classification dedicated to a replacement and insurance a State Scenic Harpeth River and purify H2O in Tennessee. The Harpeth is among a singular freshwater tide systems of a Southeast that enclose some of a biggest accumulation of nautical life in a world. To outcome change, HRWA collaborates with landowners, businesses, local, state and sovereign preference makers, and others. HRWA works to put solutions in place to revoke pollution, exercise restorations, and say healthy areas so that a Harpeth River and a tributaries can swell towards H2O peculiarity standards set for people and wildlife. One of a many ecologically, culturally, historically, and recreationally poignant rivers in Tennessee, a 125 mile-long State Scenic Harpeth River and over 1,000 miles of tributaries upsurge by both farming landscapes and fast building civic and suburban areas of a larger Nashville region, one of a fastest flourishing regions of a country. For some-more information, greatfully revisit

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during and, or revisit a U.S. media sites and

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line car manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2015, a association sole some-more than 5.4 million vehicles globally, generating income of 12.19 trillion yen. Nissan engineers, manufactures and markets a world’s best-selling all-electric car in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in 6 regions: ASEAN Oceania; Africa, Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America and North America. Nissan has a tellurian workforce of 247,500, and has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault underneath a Renault-Nissan Alliance given Mar 1999.

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Vicki Smith
Nissan North America
Tel: 615-725-0749

Steve Yaeger
Group Communications
Nissan North America
Tel: 615-725-4443

Dorene Bolze
Harpeth River Watershed Association
Tel: 615-790-9767; mobile:  615-479-0181

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