Cumberland River Compact

River Talks: Nashville's Green Streets

River Talks: Nashville's Green Streets

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If you would like to reserve a lunch, please do so at least 3 days prior to this event. The option to reserve lunch will be removed 2 days prior to the event.

Lunch includes a sandwich, chips, and a cookie. All lunches are $10, payable on the day of the event (cash or check preferred). You are also welcome to bring your own lunch!

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Event Information

"Nashville's Green Streets"

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Gary Hawkins, Founding Principal, Hawkins Partners, Inc.
Will Caplenor, Green Infrastructure Program Manager, Cumberland River Compact
Meg Morgan, Root Nashville Campaign Manager, Cumberland River Compact

Green streets make Nashville healthier and safer by providing an environmentally sustainable approach to infrastructure. Green streets slow, filter, and clean stormwater from streets by using vegetation and trees. Join us as we hear from experts in our community on this innovative technique and new projects. 

Gary Hawkins with Hawkins Partners, Inc will share the history of green streets in Nashville, including how Metro has invested in this type of infrastructure. We will also see cutting-edge examples of green streets from across the country and the details of upcoming green streets projects led by the Cumberland River Compact in 12South and on Davidson Street. Finally, we will learn how to advocate for neighborhood street trees and lead tree plantings in your community with Root Nashville. 

Photo: Metro Nashville Public Works

Event Information:

All River Talks are free and open to the public. You may reserve an optional lunch for $10 or bring your own. 

Where: The Cumberland River Compact, located on the 3rd floor of the Bridge Building, 2 Victory Ave, Nashville, TN 37213.

Parking: Free parking is available in Lot R South of the Nissan Stadium parking lot. Permitted parking is available in Lot R NW. Map and passes are below. 

Schedule: Doors open and lunch will be available at 11:30 am, the presentation will start promptly at 12:00 and end at 1:00pm

For questions please email or call us at 615-837-1151 ext. 201

For more information about River Talks, please visit our website.