Making Nashville Greener and More Resilient

    Creating, Enhancing and Preserving the Places that Matter

    The Mayor’s Office, The Land Trust for Tennessee and The Conservation Fund invite you to a special event on June 3rd to help shape the future of Nashville’s natural and cultural resources. The recent flood is a bold reminder of how important the health and strength of our natural infrastructure is to our well being. Come to one of the following workshops on June 3rd to discuss how we can make Nashville greener and more resilient.

    Morning Workshop
    : Belmont University Curb Event Center, 2002 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37212
    Time: 8-11:30 am
    Registration 7:30-8 am
    Welcome by Mayor Karl Dean at 8:10
    Guest Speaker: Steve Morse, University of Tennessee

    Evening Workshop
    Location: Belmont University Curb Event Center, 2002 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37212
    Time: 4-7:30 pm
    Registration 3:30-4
    Guest Speaker: Susan Whitaker, TN Department of Tourism

    Breakout session topics:
    Connecting People to the Green Infrastructure Network
    Connecting Wildlife and Water Networks
    Urban and Rural Farming and Food Security
    Shaping Future Development and Conservation
    Preserving Our Historic and Iconic Sites
    The Greenest in the Southeast: How we measure against other peer cities

    Please RSVP to (or 615-244-5263) with your name, the workshop you will attend and your top breakout session topic. We will email you back confirming your attendance and with directions and additional information.

    About the project:
    The goal of this public/private partnership is to develop the most progressive open space protection strategy in the Southeast. (As recommended by the Mayor’s Green Ribbon Committee.) The team has been collecting and analyzing information for the past six months and now is ready for significant public input. The results of June forums will help set priorities for implementation. For more information visit
    For questions please call or email: Audra Ladd: 615-244-5263

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