Blog Posts

Beat the Heat with Trees

How have you sought the comfort of trees this summer? Learn how shade and evapotranspiration keep us cool.

Planting at Places of Worship

What do Lindsley Avenue Church of Christ, Claiborne Family of Faith Worship Center, and Bethel Church of the Nazarene all have in common? Newly planted trees!

Meet Entrepreneur Deviest Patton of Superlative Lawn Pros

Planting 500,000 trees in Nashville requires a lot of partners, including contractors. We love to support small businesses growing their tree work! Meet one of our preferred partners: business owner Deviest Patton of Superlative Lawn Pros.

Trees as a Natural Climate Solution

In recent years, trees have received a lot of attention as solutions for the climate crisis. But just how effective a strategy is tree planting in combating climate change?

Planting Trees for Water Quality

Every year, the Cumberland River Compact and Metro Water Services plant thousands of trees throughout Davidson County in support of the Root Nashville campaign. At first glance, it may seem out of place that these two water-focused organizations spend their efforts on the land growing our tree canopy.

Meet Danylo Lazarenko of Woodbine

Originally from Ukraine, Danylo is a long-time Nashvillian who has served his neighborhood of Woodbine across multiple seasons as a Neighborhood Planting Captain.

Nonprofit Project Highlight: Progress, Inc.

This past year, the Cumberland River Compact offered a new opportunity in support of their Root Nashville campaign: grants for nonprofits to apply for tree-planting projects on private property. These grants allowed us the opportunity to work with the wonderful nonprofit Progress, Inc. on a project planting 25 large trees on their headquarters.