The Nashville Tree Foundation works to preserve and enhance Nashville’s urban forests by planting trees in urban areas, identifying the oldest and largest trees in Davidson County, and educating the public about the value of trees.

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It’s time to nominate your favorite Big Old Trees

At 80’ tall, 76’ wide and 13.5’ in circumference, this northern catalpa tree at Greenwood Cemetery is a past winner for it’s species. Enter your favorite big ol’ trees in our Big Old Tree Contest - winners announced October 6 at the High Tree Party.


In our Waterfest trivia game, NTF asked visitors to estimate the power of trees to absorb stormwater & invited everyone to hug a tree!
Thanks to all who came out to this fun, educational event hosted by the Cumberland River Compact.

Upcoming Events

July 2019
Time to enter your favorite large trees in the Big Old Tree Contest! Enter here. Winners announced in October at the High Tree Party.

August 24, 2019 4 - 6pm
Green Shirt Volunteer Training and Social Hour

September 13 - 28, 2019
Nashville Tree Fest - Container tree give away at 8 locations in Davidson County!

October 6, 2019
High Tree Party

November 23, 2019
ReLeafing Day