Opportunity to Support Our East Nashville Community

The Nashville Tree Conservation Corps is hosting a winter tree planting on Shelby Avenue this Saturday, January 23, 2021. What are some of the benefits of urban trees? According the the South Carolina Forestry Commission, urban trees:

  • Add beauty and improve personal health
  • Reduce air pollution
  • Conserve water and reduce soil erosion
  • Save energy
  • Modify local climate
  • Increase economic stability
  • Reduce noise pollution
  • Create wildlife and plant diversity
  • Increase property values

For more information regarding the benefits of urban trees, see https://www.state.sc.us/forest/urbben.htm

For more information regarding the Nashville Tree Conversation Corps, see https://www.nashvilletreeconservationcorps.org/

You can sign up to help at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4cadad2ba1fdc16-shelby1

Thanks to Mark for making us aware of this great opportunity.

RW

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