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Volunteer to help Nashville's urban forests

We depend on volunteers to help us achieve our mission of enhancing our urban forests.  If you'd like to volunteer to help us in any way, please follow the links below or email trees@nashvilletreefoundation.org.

  • ReLeafing Day 2017, Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • Tree Trail Docent Program
  • Watering and tree care

 

Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival, Saturday, April 8, 2017

Help hand out 700 cherry blossom tree seedlings at the Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival to be held at Metro Courthouse Square.  Volunteer Now

Nashville Earth Day Festival, Saturday, April 22, 2017

Help Nashville Tree Foundation with fun tree-related activities at their booth at the Nashville Earth Day Festival located at Centennial Park.

Taking Root:  A Community Tree Workshop

Volunteer at this year's workshop and receive a free Nashville Tree Foundation t-shirt.  Saturday, September 30, 2017 (tentative date)  Learn More →

Big Old Tree Contest

Now's your chance to make sure Nashville's largest, oldest trees are recognized and protected.  Deadline is April 1.

Enter the Contest →


High Tree Party

We will honoring the Big Old Tree Contest winners and Victor Johnson Award recipient.

Read about past parties →


Aboretum Application

Arboretums are designated according to classification, minimum number of labeled species and varieties, and other criteria.

Designate an arboretum (pdf) 

Releafing Day

ReLeafing Day is the Nashville Tree Foundation's fall planting, held every year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

Learn More →


Nominate a Neighborhood

Nashville Tree Foundation designates arboretums on land where different trees and shrubs are grown for study or popular interest.

Find Arboretums →


Tree Foundation Arboretums

Nashville Tree Foundation designates arboretums on land where different trees and shrubs are grown for study or popular interest.

Find Arboretums →