Sign up for TWIG's team on ReLeafing Day at Gra-Mar Middle Prep School:

Saturday November 23, 8:30am - 12:00pm

Join the Nashville Tree Foundation for an annual, family friendly, tree planting event that takes place the weekend before Thanksgiving. Trees provide shade, help to filter air pollution, create an oxygen rich environment, and reduce flooding by absorbing great amounts of ground water. Learn how to plant and care for trees, while also joining forces to make Nashville a greener community! ReLeafing Day is hosted with support from Nashville Electric Service, Metro Beautification, Metro Tree Advisory Committee, Metro Nashville Public Schools, Cumberland River Compact and neighborhood groups.

ReLeafing Day will take place at 12 MNPS locations in northeast Nashville, all on November 23. We will be at Gra-Mar Middle Prep School.


Volunteers should report directly to the school and check-in with the Green Shirt Volunteer leaders who will be at the site.
 After check-in, you will view a tree planting demonstration before being grouped into teams and assigned trees to plant. This is a rain or shine event, however, in the event of extreme bad weather, ReLeafing Day will take place Sunday, November 24 from 1 pm to 4 pm.

  • Volunteer assignments are outside, so dress accordingly.

  • Closed toe shoes are required.

  • Heavy lifting may be required.

  • Gloves will be provided.

  • Bring your own drinking water.

  • Please bring your own digging tools if you have them (shovel, pick-axe, etc.).

  • A limited number of tools are available to borrow

Email Renee with any questions and to sign up!

Volunteer Opportunities from YOU!

If there is an event or opportunity that you would like to take the lead on, contact a board member for information on forming a committee!

Community Volunteer Opportunities:

Let us know if you would like something listed!

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