Blog Posts

A Year of Growth: AmeriCorps Reflection

For the past year, the Root Nashville campaign has been fortunate to work with AmeriCorps service member Dylan Vines. Dylan reflected on his year of service through the perspective of (naturally!) a growing tree. Thank you, Dylan, for the many ways that you have helped Root Nashville grow.

Tree Lovers of Nashville: Bryan Shelton

Where does Root Nashville get our trees? We work with experts in the field. Read about our friend and partner Bryan Shelton of Tennessee Tree and Shrub in this Q&A.

Bored? Get to know your neighborhood trees

Spring has officially sprung, so what can you do to celebrate? There are plenty of safe (and fun) outdoor activities within your own yard or neighborhood street – like tree identification.

Spreading the wealth of nature

With grant funding support from Metro Public Health Department, the affordable housing nonprofit Be a Helping Hand and Root Nashville are partnering to launch a new planting initiative in North Nashville on BHH properties.

Breathe easier

Is it really a coincidence that the shape of human lungs mimics the shape of tree roots and branches? This similarity is yet another reminder of our dependence on the lungs of the earth — trees, of course.