Tree Giveaway at Libraries, Museums
Through A LA Maison, a hurricane recovery organization dedicated to rebuilding communities and re-greening Louisiana, and the Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge and UU Fellowship of Lafayette, we distributed thousands of tree seedlings from the Arbor Day Foundation throughout South Louisiana in parishes hard hit by the four hurricanes of the past five years.
Parishes visited: Baton Rouge, Cameron, Calcasieu, Iberia, Lafayette, Lafourche, St. Martin, Terrebonne, Vermilion.
Trees distributed in 2010: 15,000
Trees distributed in 2009: 25,000
Trees distributed in 2008: 1,500
Trees distributed in 2007: 100 (mature trees from Baton Rouge Green)
Trees distributed in total: Almost 42,000!!
You can read about the Arbor Day Foundation and its work and how it helped plant more than 40,000 trees in Louisiana in the April 2014 issue of American Profile magazine.