The western half of Davidson County contains 82% of Nashville’s remaining closed-canopy forest, but only 26% of the public land. This is a problem.
For specific information on conservation within West Meade, see these two connected initiatives:
Radnor To River:
Advocating coordinated conservation across the entire ecological corridor
stretching from Radnor Lake to Beaman Park, in cooperation with
West Meade Conservancy: Establishing conservation easements on the properties of West Meade residents, with the goal of creating an ever-growing contiguous protected forest. To date, we have permanently protected several acres that include a state listed rare species. However, the oldest forests are yet to be protected.