Free Trees

Free Trees: Tree species include: Shumard Oak, Virginia Pine, American Plum and Redbuds. Trees must be planted Feb. 21.
Please join TNSA and the Tennessee Environmental Council, Cumberland River Compact, TDEC State Parks, MS4s, State and Local Parks, Stormwater Professionals, Environmental Groups, Soccer Teams, Boy and Girl Scouts and families on February 21st and plant 50,000 trees in one hour across the State of Tennessee!

We will send out further logistical details soon (such as pick up locations and planting sites). If you have a site in mind, please don’t hesitate to contact me ( or Jeff Barrie with TEC ( We look forward to accomplishing this cool project together!

Help break a record -- join thousands of volunteers across all 95 counties in Tennessee to plant 50,000 trees in one hour! 

Presented byTennessee Environmental Council, Cumberland River Compact & Numerous Sponsors and Collaborative Partners

When: Saturday, February 21 from 11:00 AM – Noon (CST) (Rain, sun, or snow!)

Where: All across the state of Tennessee (seeking participants in all 95 counties)

Visit: for more info or to register 

Three Ways Get Involved (pick one):

VOLUNTEER: Click here to register as an individual volunteer. Volunteers will be planting trees at locations in need in your county.

LEAD: Click here to be a leader in this effort by registering as a group coordinator in your county.

PLANT: Click here to order and schedule a pickup for 4 or more free trees to plant on your property during the event. Homeowners and businesses are welcome. Tree species include: Shumard Oak, Virginia Pine, American Plum and Redbuds.

Note: Specific planting locations, pickup locations and additional details will be emailed to you once you register, and as these details are available.

Why: Trees help reduce pollution by filtering stormwater runoff before it reaches our beautiful streams. By keeping our rivers and streams clean, we are ensuring clean drinking water and safe water recreation.

Note: Please direct all inquiries to visit the project splash page: for info and registration, and make sure everyone knows they must register to participate 

Questions? Email or call 615-248-6500.

50K Tree Day is a collaboration of many local and state organizations, including: