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National Trail Days

View some pictures from the National Trails Day event held on June 1.  Representatives from The Citizens for Brentwood Green Space were joined by volunteers from REI Brentwood and Nashville Hiking Meetup to beautify the trails of Brentwood City Parks' 400-acre crown jewel: Marcella Vivrette Smith Park!  These volunteers worked to provide some much-needed maintenance to improve the footing and visual appeal of the trails and park land.

Arbor Day Festival

The Citizens for Brentwood Green Space celebrated Brentwood's Arbor Day festivities on April 6 by passing out balloons and selling T-shirts commemorating Brentwood's 50th birthday.


Remembering Board Member Peggy Howell

It is with great sadness that our beloved Green Space board member and devoted Brentwood citizen, Peggy Howell, lost her battle with ALS last fall.  The following Williamson Herald article link best conveys her impact on Brentwood ... article

Memorial Fund: We invite you to join us in helping honor Peggy’s memory by contributing to a fund for a memorial in one of Brentwood’s Parks and a plaque in her honor along with adding her name to the sign at Smith Park “in memory of”.  Click on the Donate menu item above to send a check or pay by credit card designating "in memory of Peggy Howell".



CBGS Exceeds $300,000 Goal with Presentation of $80,000 Check to Brentwood City Commissioners

As a result of the Walk in the Park event and donations, CBGS presented an $80,000 check to the City of Brentwood at the October 28, 2019 Brentwood City Commission meeting.  With this payment, the CBGS has reached its goal of $300,000 with $302,000 paid for the project to date. ... more.


When people designate CBGS as their preferred charity while shopping at, we will get a small portion of the sale. Click on graphic above to begin donating as you shop.


Citizens for Brentwood Green Space, Inc. is a tax deductible 501 (C)(3) Corporation.
We appreciate your contribution to promoting green space in Brentwood.  If you wish to make a donation to CBGS, you can donate using your PayPal account, a Credit Card, or by sending us a check.  Click on the donate button below to make your contribution.  We thank you for any amount you can provide.  Donate $1000 or more designated for Smith Park and receive recognition on the Donor Wall.


The Citizens for
Brentwood Green Space

Thanks for visiting us!  The Citizens for Brentwood Green Space (CBGS) seeks to unite the citizens of Brentwood,TN in support of Brentwood leadership in their quest to manage growth while preserving the quality of life and maintaining low tax rates. Key to meeting that objective is to preserve open space in the form of parks, trails, flood plains and historic sites while being sensitive to the rights of landowners and developers.

The Board of Directors held their annual meeting January 28, 2019. The 2018 annual report for the past year is provided in the link box below.
  • President - Gil Hutchinson
  • Vice President - Joe Harkins
  • Treasurer - Kelli Nelson
  • Secretary - David Kumatz
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