Bald Cypress: A Distinctly Different Tree

The bald cypress is a tree of beautiful opposites and surprising characteristics. Discover why professional arborists, community members, and Root Nashville tree recipients love this unique species. The Bald Cypress is one of five free tree options available for neighborhood yards this planting season.

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.