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ReLeafing Day is Saturday

The Cumberland River Compact and the Nashville Tree Foundation will be planting over 200 trees in our great city on Saturday, November 19.  Power line-approved trees, provided by NES, will be planted at qualified homes in Hadley Park and Nations neighborhoods and on TSU’s campus to grow near power lines without need for trimming.  Larger trees to provide shade, improve air and water quality will be planted at schools and public parks.  The launch of NTF’s first community orchard will plant heirloom trees in flood impacted area for the community.

Volunteers still needed: If you can help us plant trees, please register  here.  You can register yourself or your entire group at one time.  Let us know who you are and how many you will bring. Quick Facts:

When:  Saturday, November 19 Registration:  8:00 – 8:30 am.  All volunteers must check in before planting.  You will be given planting assignments and instructions. Tree Planting Demonstration:  8:45 am Location:  Tennessee State University’s campus off Walter Davis Boulevard.  Turn at the large electric sign on Walter Davis Blvd. into campus.  We will be located at the outdoor basketball courts adjacent to Gentry Hall.  Parking will be on your left and we will be located to the right of the Olympic statue.  Look for the ReLeafing Day and Planting signs directing you.   Map. What:  Community tree plantings on TSU’s campus, Hadley Park and surrounding neighborhood, including and the Nations neighborhood. Other:  Bring a shovel and mattock if you have one.  Wear warm clothes and sturdy shoes.  Tools will be available to check out if you do not have any.

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