As of March 2024, we have raised approximately $722,000 toward the $1,000,000 needed to meet the 1,000 Tree Challenge. Can you help us meet this challenge?

Projects completed or on the books to accomplish this goal include:

  • South Sherwood Forest Boulevard – 43 Trees – COMPLETE
  • Bluebonnet Boulevard between Perkins Rd & Burbank Ave – 47 Trees - COMPLETE
  • Coursey Blvd. between Airline Hwy & Sherwood Forest - 30 Trees - COMPLETE
  • I-10 at Siegen Lane – 6 Trees (+ Hundreds of grasses!) - MAY 2024
  • Harding Blvd. between Scenic Hwy & Plank Rd - 50 Trees - WINTER 2024-25
  • I-10 at Pecue Lane Interchange – WINTER 2026-27
  • I-10 & I-12 split - 500 Trees - WINTER 2026-2028

Major thoroughfares that are on BRG’s target list also include:

  • Government Street
  • Florida Boulevard
  • Airline Highway
  • Burbank Boulevard
  • Essen Lane
  • College Drive (Bankers Ave to Perkins Rd)

Baton Rouge Green needs partners that understand the importance of investing in our green infrastructure and our city. Would you like to learn more? Email Sage at info@batonrougegreen.com. We would love to share our plans with you!

Thank you to these Challengers!

CATALYST $25,000

Susan & Richard Lipsey
Beverly & Dudley Coates Fund and Cathy Coates & Brian Hales
Entergy Louisiana
Katheryn & Clay Flournoy
Amanda Martin
Anonymous Donor

ACTIVATOR $10,000

Annette D. Barton & Malcolm Tucker

INFLUENCER $5,000

Nanette Dicharry & Scott Woodward
Candi & Paul Ferachi
Ann Wilkinson

SPARK (Up to $2,500)

Laurie Lipsey Aronson
Mary Kay & Terrell Brown
Duplantis Design Group
Anne Phillips
Jennifer & Sean Reilly
Mr. & Mrs. Pat R. Van Burkleo

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