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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.

Tree Lovers of Nashville: Dorothy Holman

Nashville native Dorothy “Dot” Holman is a community activist, author, and a member of Nashville’s Metro Tree Advisory Committee. And she has loved trees her whole life.

Read more about her history and how she is spreading the message about tree benefits in our conversation below. Trust us: you will be inspired!