Socket's Tips: Ways to Protect and Enjoy Greenspace

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.

Socket's Tips: Ways to Protect and Enjoy Greenspace

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Participate in planned Neighborhood Clean-ups or organize your own.

Adopt a Street, Highway, Stop or Stream

Take part in one of the following beautification efforts through Public Works

Plant Trees

Hit the Trails

  • If you haven’t picked up a copy of the brand new Nashville’s Greenways Map, you can download it, or submit a form for a paper copy to be mailed to you. Also, be sure to download the NashGr app on your mobile device for when you’re on the go. As you explore, you might wonder what you can do to keep our green spaces healthy and thriving.

  • Find one of our local greenways, trails, parks, playgrounds, community & nature centers through Metro Parks & Recreation.

Download the NashVitality app or visit

  • The NashVitality mobile app is a free, easy-to-use tool to learn about all the places to be healthy and active in Nashville.

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