Thank you Resolve TV for creating this video and sharing this terrific video.
Photo by: Patty Shultz
Whites Creek Access
Hartman Park -
Thank all of the Volunteers, Scouts, and Friends for helping with the Access Build! Everyone came together to build another great addition for Nashville Paddlers. Check on paddletsra.org and Facebook for information about the next access build on White's Creek in the fall.
TSRA Canoe/Kayak School June 21-23, 2013
Registration is Now Closed...School is at Capacity!
Congratulations to the 2013 TSRA Board of Directors
Deborah Gilbertson Seckman
James "Woody" Woodall
TSRA received a thank you note for the recent contribution toward protecting beautiful Virgin Falls (near Sparta). This is very exciting! For more information see www.paddletsra.org/Virgin_Falls
Thanks to REI for a 2012 Grant of $5,000 to build another access. This time we are planning to work with the Stones River Watershed and the boy scouts to build one along the Stones River.
The 9th Annual Lost Loon Triathlon Benefits TSRA This Year! August 26
Long Hunter State Park
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Lost Loon Triathlon on August 26, 2012 at Long Hunter State Park. TSRA was the receipient conservation organization this year and the event raised over $11,000. Many thanks to Willy Stern, Race Director and to the Lost Loon triathletes and families.
The TSRA and our Access Committee support Park and Float. Check out the video to learn more.
Our Access Committee is doing some amazing work. They were recently mentioned in the Tennessean. For more details go to our ACCESS page.
TSRA On Radio Free Nashville (RFN) TSRA's President, Trent Ganstine, along with board members Jack Lyle and Gene Levine represented TSRA on RFN. The radio program, "Voices of Change", hosted by Tracey Hawk of Community Shares, gave a great interview of our illustrious representatives. Click on the link below to hear the interview. (RFN Interview, wma file)
CALLING ALL TRIP LEADERS!! Want to help TSRA, have some fun, and change people's lives? LEAD A TSRA TRIP! You don't have to be Eric Jackson to lead a TSRA trip, although if he calls we won't turn him down. You DO need a moderate amount of skill, a desire to help people, and some common sense (OK, I know this eliminates some of you, but we're willing to overlook that last one.)
If you have a favorite stream, trail, cave, or bike route that you'd like to show to others, please contact me and we'll put it on the Calendar! I promise you won't be sorry. You'll get a LOT in return!
To lead a trip, contact Jack Lyle: JLYLE@HVUD.COM
Cell Phone: 615-394-8024
Home (nights): 615-376-9179
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The Founding and Early Days of TSRA, a Video History Project
TSRA has an on-going video/audio history project featuring interviews and conversations with some of the founding members. Here is a short Quicktime movie, (2MB) "The Genesis of TSRA with Bob Miller"
A group of TSRA paddlers running Wooten's Folly rapid in Clear Creek canyon on the Cumberland Plateau.