Important urban forest resources

Information for choosing the right tree, instructions for planting it in the right place, and ways to honor your trees

Tree Selection

Powerline Approved TreesNashville Electric Service-approved species for planting under electric powerlines
Trees for Your HomeMetro Tree Advisory Committee guide to choosing, planting, and maintaining trees
Landscaping with nativesSmall and large native trees recommended by Tennessee Invasive Plant Council
Selecting Planting TreesThe Morton Arboretum's recommendations for selecting and planting trees

Planting Information

Tree Planting GuideComplete guide
NES RecommendationsNES recommendations for planting the right tree in the right place
How to plant a tree videoHow to plant a tree video
Toolshare ProgramToolshare program for tree planting projects

Recognition Programs

Historic Tree ProgramMetro Tree Advisory Committee historic and specimen tree designation
Tree SanctuaryCertify your home as a tree sanctuary with Tennessee Urban Forestry Council
Big Old Tree ContestAdd your tree to the list of Nashville's oldest giants

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