Join the movement to plant 500,000 trees

Pledge to Plant

Want to join the Root Nashville movement?

Show your commitment to Nashville’s tree canopy by taking the pledge to plant one or more 1-inch caliper trees in this upcoming planting season

Root Nashville trees being planted by volunteers

How it works

Who can pledge?

  • Davidson County residents
  • A family or household
  • Neighborhood associations
  • Businesses and nonprofits
  • Churches

*Even if you don’t meet the criteria above, we encourage you to still plant a tree.

What will you be pledging to do?

By adding your name to this pledge drive, you promise to plant a tree during the upcoming planting season. When the weather cools and planting season arrives, we will send you information via email about where to buy trees, the most important planting tips, and how to take care of your new plantings.

When is planting season?​

We encourage tree planting to take place between mid-October through March, depending on weather. You will receive updated information and news by taking the Pledge to Plant.

How can I help spread the word about the pledge?​

Share the excitement about tree planting! This pledge drive is designed to increase awareness of the Root Nashville campaign, and to encourage more and more Nashvillians to plant a tree.

  • Download and show your badge on social media
  • Use the #pledgetoplant hashtag
  • Make your pledge public so others can see your name and neighborhood on the Root Nashville website

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Pledge to Plant

I pledge to plant one or more trees before December 31, 2019.

Pledge to Plant

  • Choose the area that best fits where you live.

By submitting this form you agree to receive email messages from Root Nashville. We will never sell or give your information to any third party.

2019 Pledge List

The names below are of those who have so graciously pledged to help Root Nashville plant 500,000 trees. Join us and pledge today!

  • Marianne Bentley, West Meade
  • Kristy Carlton, Bellevue
  • James Chaney, East Nashville
  • Kerry Conley, 12 South
  • Barbara Devaney, Belle Meade
  • Alan Dooley, West Meade
  • Jacobia Dowell, Antioch
  • Linda Dudash, West Nashville
  • Michael Durham, Inglewood
  • Kathleen Ervin, Green Hills
  • Don Fields, Inglewood
  • Aaron Fishbein, Madison
  • Ana Galvan, Madison
  • Amy Geise, 12 South
  • Su Goodman, South Nashville
  • Andrew Gregory, Sylvan Park
  • John Hamilton, South Nashville
  • Richard Heinsohn, East Nashville
  • Heather Henderson, East Nashville
  • Jasmine Hiland, South Nashville
  • Dorothy Holman, East Nashville
  • Laura Kramer, Hermitage
  • Liz Loxley, Antioch
  • Anne Maddox, East Nashville
  • Tommye Maddox, Bellevue
  • Trish Marshall, Hermitage
  • Wayne Mathis, Donelson
  • Jamee McCannon, North Nashville
  • Deborah McCarley, West Nashville
  • Robert & Joni McKeown, Inglewood
  • Parker Millsap, Madison
  • Meg Morgan, Madison
  • Joe Morris, Inglewood
  • Jim Myers, West Meade
  • Jay Pounders, Antioch
  • Chelsea Pugh, Madison
  • Brian Reynolds, West Nashville
  • Bruce Robinson, Antioch
  • Sara Samoray, Inglewood
  • Diane Sesler, East Nashville
  • David Spragens, Madison
  • Nancy Stetten, Sylvan Park
  • Matthew Sutton, East Nashville
  • Hilary Swaim, South Nashville
  • Jeff Syracuse, Donelson
  • Philadelphia VanDyne, Hermitage
  • Patricia Wallace, Belle Meade
  • Carol Ziegler, East Nashville