Taking Root Workshop and Free Tree Giveaway
Saturday, October 21

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cohn Adult Learning Center
4805 Park Avenue, Nashville, TN 37209

Presenting our second annual Taking Root Workshop on Saturday, October 21, 2017.  Programs will focus on what neighbors can do to promote a healthy tree canopy.   

  • How changes to the tree code ordinance will impact our canopy - Councilperson Angie Henderson
  • Selecting trees for your landscape - David Bates, Bates Nursery
  • How to organize a neighborhood tree planting - Tony Viglietti, Friends of Riverside Drive; Gary Bynum, Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood, Inc.; Todd Breyer, Sylvan Park Neighborhood
  • Diseases and pests - Emerald Ash Borer's threat to the urban canopy - Neil Letson, Village Trees

Free trees will be given away courtesy of a grant from CSX Transportation and Alliance for Community Trees. 

  • First come, first served in Richland Park across from Cohn School
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm while supplies last
  • Tree planting demonstrations and care instructions will be provided
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