Save energy? Trees. Clean the air? Trees. Make us healthier? Trees.
Raise property values? Trees.
Cut stormwater costs? Trees.
Improve the quality of our lives? Trees.
How to make Nashville a better place? Trees are the answer.
Trees Nashville is here to plant those trees, help take care of them, and spread the word about how important they are.
- New trees for schools,
neighborhoods, and public spaces
- Advice for homeowners
- Public and private partnerships
- Right tree, right place
- Proper procedures
- Condition monitoring
- Care for every tree
- No topping!
Burkley Allen, I.C. Thomasson Associates
Becky Dan, Stites & Harbison
Veronica Frazier, Metro Public Works
Zack French, Tree Solutions Consulting
Gary Gaston, Nashville Civic Design Center
Heather Langford, SSRCx
Lynda Miller, MillerMedia
Carol Norton, Rediscover East
Karen-Lee Ryan, TennesseeGreen.com
Sue Sadler, MNPS
Laura Smith Tidwell, NES
Carter Todd, Metro Council
Bruce Webster, Division of Forestry
Trees Nashville forms Advisory Group to help shape organization
More than a dozen Nashvillians have agreed to join Trees Nashville’s advisory group. The advisors will help the organization define its agenda and set priorities to help reach its goal of planting, promoting, and protecting the city’s urban forest.
President Chris Armour is a long-time advocate for environmental issues in Nashville. He's worked with Nashville Tree Foundation. He's a former chair and current vice chair of the Metro Tree Advisory Committee.
Chris also has been a member of the Metro Beautification and Environment Commission, serving as vice chair and chair.
His company, Armour&Armour Marketing, has worked with businesses and nonprofits on recycling, environmental, and urban forest issues.
FUN FACT: Chris is allergic to cottonwoods, oaks, maples, box elders, and birch trees.
Founding membersChris Armour
Vice chair, Metro Tree Advisory Committee
LEED AP, SSRCx
Staff Urban Forester, Division of Forestry
Arborist, Tree Solutions Consulting
Assistant Staff Urban Forester, Division of Forestry
Ashworth Environmental Design
Trees Nashville is a chapter of Tennessee Urban Forestry Council, which promotes healthy and sustainable urban and community forests in Tennessee.
Trees Nashville is a member of Alliance for Community Trees, a coalition of organizations dedicated to restoring community forests for the benefit of all people.
In the news
Founder Christopher Armour appeared on Lightning100 recently. Listen