General Services utilizes eco-friendly landscaping practices including incorporating native plants, planting trees, and ensuring there is green space for visitors to enjoy. Many facilities have stormwater control measures, such as rain gardens and bio-retention ponds, which provide a place for storm water capture and filtration. These attractive natural areas also provide animal habitat and a space for people to walk and relax.

Greenspace News & Events

  • Emerald Ash Borer Epidemic

    By Kelsi Stubblefield Lewis, intern with the Division of Sustainability, Fall 2018 

    It’s a metallic green beetle no bigger than a penny, and while it may not look intimidating at first, this tiny insect could cause serious harm to Nashville trees.


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