Green Tie at the Zoo

Green Tie at the Zoo

Tennessee Environmental Council held the 27th Annual Green Tie at the Zoo on Friday, April 20th, 2018 at the Nashville Zoo, 3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211. Green Tie at the zoo enables the Council to continue its profound work through three core programs:...

R!VIVE! Nashville

R!vive! Nashville is a movement initiated by the Nashville Waterways Consortium in an effort to revitalize Nashville’s streams and rivers. There are over 600 miles of rivers and streams in Davidson county. Out of 500 assessed miles, 51% are considered unhealthy....

Tennessee’s Impact on Coral Reefs

The only tropical reef in the continental United States is under attack. The coral reef surrounding Florida is disintegrating at a continually accelerating rate from preventable human activity. The people of Tennessee contribute to this mainly through nutrient runoff...

Watershed Support Recent Projects

Harvey Park Rain Garden Restoration with GM 6/2/17   Prepared by Anna Marie Scoccimaro 6/26/17   On Friday June 2nd, the council partnered with five GM volunteers to restore a rain garden that we previously installed as another partnership project with GM. We restored...

Benefits of trees

Each tree we plant in Tennessee delivers tangible and measurable economic and ecological benefits to environment, communities and public health. Here are some of the more noteworthy values derived as each tree is planted, then grows to maturity. each tree we...