Shreveport Green is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the city’s environment and enhancing its economy through public education and community beautification, litter abatement, and recycling projects. Alliance for Community Trees (ACT) Member.
The Louisiana Arborist Association (LAA) is the non-profit state trade association whose purpose is to assist the Louisana Department of Agriculture and Forestry in the advancement of its programs and policies aimed at improving the practice of aboriculture in Louisiana through training opportunities, continuing education, and public education.
The Louisiana Urban Forestry Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing, promoting, and improving the value and benefits of Louisiana’s Urban Forest resource through management, education, research, training and conservation.
Founded in 1982, Parkway Partners is the non-profit citizen-action arm of the New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways. The organization’s mission is to empower residents to improve quality of life through the preservation, maintenance and beautification of neutral grounds, green spaces, playgrounds, parks, community and schoolyard gardens, and the urban forest in New Orleans. Since Hurricane Katrina, Parkway Partners’ top priority has been the ReLeaf New Orleans initiative, a city wide campagin to restore New Orleans’ urban canopy, which lost nearly 75% of its trees in the storm and floods. Most of the agency’s work is carried out by volunteers. In addition to the ReLeaf New Orleans campaign, Parkway Partners operates community and schoolyard gardens programs, park and streetscape maintenance programs and free monthly seminars regarding gardening and community forestry issues.