Clean Water For You, By You.


About Us

best_hiwassee_riverThe Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition is a 20-year-old private, nonprofit organization dedicated to sustaining good water quality in creeks, lakes and rivers that flow into the Hiwassee River. The Coalition works with local landowners, governments, schools and businesses to understand and address threats to our water resources.

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Make A Difference

make_a_differenceThere are a wide variety of ways that you can help make a positive difference for clean water in the Hiwassee River watershed! In addition to becoming a member of the organization, here are 10 more ways that you can make a difference and the good news about these ideas is that most of them cost you nothing!

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Carson Conservation Scholarship

Glenn CarsonThe Glenn F. Carson, II Memorial Conservation Scholarship was created by the Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition board of directors in May 2014, following Glenn’s tragic death in an automobile accident at age 43. The purpose of the Carson Conservation Scholarship is to assist young people from Cherokee, Clay and Graham counties who want to pursue higher education in natural resource conservation fields. And, as then HRWC chairperson Brenda K. Hull said, “to do something to perpetually honor Glenn’s tireless conservation work in our communities.”

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