MTSU Stormwater Program Public Involvement & Events


MTSU Stormwater Program strives to provide education for streams and rivers in our community.  We also provide educational and volunteer opportunities to our campus population.  Some of our projects have included campus cleanups, stream cleanups, wetland remediation, tree plantings, invasive plant removal, elementary environmental education and outreach booths.  We would love for you to join in and be part of our clean stream experience!

Volunteers needed!!

Alternative Spring Break Cleanup at Garrison Creek
Location:  Kroger at 2050 Lascassas Pike
Date/Time:  March 6, Noon-4pm
What to bring/wear:  Long sleeved shirt, long pants, closed toe shoes & water bottle
Event Details:  Removing trash along Garrison Creek. 

MTSU Volunteer Form & MTSU Agreement Regarding Participation in Event

Riparian Tree Planting at Jordan Farm 
Location:  1233 Cherry Lane (Near Siegel Soccer Complex)
Date/Time:  March 9, 12-4 pm
Tree seedlings to be planted along the stream to establish a natural buffer.  
What to bring/wear:  Long sleeved shirt, long pants, closed toe shoes, work gloves & water bottles.  
(2) MTSU Waivers must be printed, filled out & brought with you to the event: 
MTSU Volunteer Form & MTSU Agreement Regarding Participation in Event

Parks Day at Old Fort Park
Location:  Old Fort Park Pavilion #2, 1025 Old Fort Parkway
Date/Time:  April 1, 8:30-11:30am 
Cutting & spraying of invasive plant species, removing trash from site.  Dress accordingly 
Pre-register with Cynthia Allen at 615-898-2660.  
Lunch will be provided for participants 
Registration forms can be printed off & brought with you to the event for participating individuals & participating groups



PAST EVENTS include:  

2016 Stones River Waterfest
Location:  Sharp Springs Park & Natural Area, Smyrna
Date/Time:  Wednesday, September 28 2016, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Taking the 4th grade curriculum OUTSIDE to explore Water!  Professionals who represent different career pathswill lead students through engaging demonastrations and hands-on activities.  Each classroom group will visit 4 presenter stations in their roatation.   

UT Extension Office
Free Educational Class - Harvest the Rain: DIY Rain Barrels
Location: 315 John R. Rice Blvd, Murfreesboro
Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 18 2016, 9:00am
See rain barrels in our gardens and get plans to make your own.  Premade barrels available for order.  

MTSU Campus Cleanups
Location:  KOM steps/grass in front of Peck Hall
Dates/Time:  October 24, 26 & 28, 9:10am to 10:05am