Jennifer Westerholm

Jennifer Westerholm

Jennifer Westerholm

Friday, 21 September 2018

Join Socket and the Department of General Services as we partner with the Metro Planning Department and Tennessee Department of Health to help transform Broadway's parking spots into mini-parks, filled with seating, games, and more. Learn more about this annual tradition here:

Saturday, 06 October 2018

Join Socket for fun from across the globe at this year's Celebrate Nashville Festival. Read more here.

Saturday, 18 August 2018

Join Socket again this year for the annual Urban Runoff 5K walk/run in Shelby Park. More info here.

Friday, 29 June 2018

Join Socket Friday, June 29 from 12:30-2:30 with the Nashville Predators to celebrate the construction of a brand new ice rink in Bellevue!

Sunday, 08 July 2018

Join Socket at our booth at Waterfest -- a free family festival celebrating and connecting children to our local waters. There will be waterslides, music, dancing, educational exhibits, prizes, and more! Learn more here.

Monday, 11 June 2018

Trees are one of the most integral components of the urban landscape. Trees sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, improve air quality, reduce soil erosion by catching precipitation in their leaf canopies, and lower air temperatures in urban areas – among many other things.

Wednesday, 06 June 2018

When we think health, we typically think of nutrition and exercise, but we often forget about our mind. Health encompasses both the body and mind. Here are some tips to bring “whole” health to your day.

Monday, 04 June 2018

Sarah and Trinity are Opportunity NOW interns with the Sustainability Division this summer. Opportunity NOW is Nashville’s youth employment initiative, working to provide young people in Davidson County access to employment.

Sarah recently graduated from Martin Luther King Magnet school and is headed to Vanderbilt University in the fall. Trinity is a rising junior at LEAD Academy.

Friday, 25 May 2018

Maryam Muhammad is the Division of Sustainability’s Summer 2018 intern. She assists in coordinating the Division’s city-wide initiatives, developing its website and social media presence, and researching sustainability practices on multiple levels. A rising junior at Vanderbilt University majoring in Engineering Science with concentrations in Civil and Environmental Engineering, she hopes to explore the policy and outreach side of developing sustainable systems.

Friday, 27 April 2018

As Socket relaxed under a shade tree recently, he began to wonder: “Why do we celebrate trees each year on Arbor Day?” Socket did some digging and revealed the answers!

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