“This organization has made remarkable progress over the years to bring a bit of nature into the urban environment... Today we are enjoying the fruits of their accomplishments. Thanks to everyone who support Baton Rouge Green and special accolades for this visionary work.”

Dr. Neil Odenwald, Professor Emeritus of Landscape Architecture, LSU
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Caring & Maintaining

Baton Rouge Green cares for and maintains these trees constantly, which can involve pruning, fertilization, weed control, insect control and incident management. We do this through a cooperative agreement with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and in collaboration with the East Baton Rouge Parish Department of Public Works.

Benefits to Human Health

Health benefits have also been documented, especially with regard to improved air quality and people with pulmonary issues. Several scholarly studies also suggest that enhanced vegetation alongside roadways correlates to lower stress and frustration in drivers, and reduced crash rates. Not to mention, the trees are beautiful!

Made Possible by our Community

This vital work is entirely supported by sponsorships from private citizens, and local businesses and industry. In this way, the Living Roadways program represents the best of our community: a partnership between non-profit, private and public entities for the ultimate betterment of the entire Baton Rouge community and its citizenry.

Impact

4000+ trees planted across 26+ sites

A 2024 iTree study (a peer-reviewed platform developed by the U.S. Forest Service) of our Living Roadways sites suggests that EACH YEAR these 4,000+ trees grant us:

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Gallons of stormwater runoff prevented annually

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Tons of pollution removed from air annually

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Tons of carbon sequestered annually

Check out all our Living Roadways Sites here:

Thanks to our Living Roadways sponsors

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
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Lindsey & Tom Easterly
The Saurage Family
Entergy
Baton Rouge General
First Horizon
The Advocate TA com RED
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Crompion International
Sun Plus Inc.
LA1 South Truck Stop
Exxon Mobil
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Brown Industrial
Performance Contractors, Inc.
Alissa Jenkins, Realtor
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Coca-Cola
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Agway Systems Inc.
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Mimosa Handcrafted Jewelry
Team Automotive Group
Paperless Environments
Wilson Warehouse
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Petroleum Servie Corporation
The Roberts Family
Greenleaf Tree, Shrub & Lawn Care

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