Keep the TN River Beautiful - Adopt A River Mile

Keep the TN River Beautiful (KTNRB) focuses on protecting the health of the TN River. Throughout the year, KTNRB hosts river cleanups along the TN River and its tributaries, partners with other groups to help promote river cleanups and sponsors Adopt A River Mile in conjunction with Living Lands and Waters.

Adopt A River Mile is a great opportunity for individuals, groups, and businesses to take action to protect the TN River!  This program allows you to clean up the riverbanks at your own pace, anytime you’d like.  KTNRB will give you (for FREE) the tools you need – garbage bags and gloves.  And FREE SWAG!!  KTNRB will recognize your group by giving you a free Adopt A River mile metal sign denoting your service.  In addition, KTNRB will promote your group thru social media, website and our newsletter celebrating your volunteers, organization and/or business.

KTNRB asks that you clean up the river mile twice a year.  During your cleanup, take a few pictures of your volunteers and we’ll recognize them at a statewide level.

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Types of Volunteer Work Needed

KTNRB is looking for people who want to protect the river thru litter cleanups at their own time and at their own pace.  

The Adopt A River mile allows individuals, groups, and businesses to adopt a stretch of the TN River (or a tributary) and host cleanups twice a year.  

KTNRB in turn will supply trash bags, gloves, free swag for volunteers, and promotion to celebrate you!

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Appropriate Ages for Volunteer Opportunity


Special Skills that May be Required or Helpful

No special skills are needed!
Volunteers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and bug spray at river cleanups and closed toe shoes.
Have fun!


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Contact Information

Laura Howard - Keep the TN River Beautiful
(865) 850-4098
350 Woods View Circle
Kodak, TN 37764 US
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