The Tennessee Clean Water Network’s Bill Russell River Hero Award honors those who strive to protect, restore and enhance the watersheds of Tennessee and the communities that depend on them – TCWN’s mission.

This website is a resource for press and sponsors to learn more about the Award and this year’s recipient, and to download materials to help promote the event.

Nominate someone

Click here to submit your nomination for the 2007 Bill Russell River Hero Award

About the award

Learn more about the Bill Russell River Hero Award

Event details

The 2007 Bill Russell River Hero Award ceremony will be held in July. Keep watching this website for more details.
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2007 Award recipient

Who will be TCWN's River Hero in 2007? Find out in March. Submit your nominations now by clicking on the nomination link

Past recipients

2006: Frank Hensley
2005: Chester McConnell
2004: Dr. David A. Etnier


Sponsorship packages and resources for prospective sponsors


Logos, high-resolution photos, press releases and bios. Go to downloads…

2007 River Hero Sponsors

Mississippi River


Tennessee River


Hatchie River


Clinch River


Fall Creek Falls