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Baton Rouge Green (1995)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995-01-13

Duration: 00:05:17

Subjects: Environment | TREES | BATON ROUGE GREEN


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Shurtz, Steve Interviewee
  • Morris, Lynn Interviewee


This segment from the January 13, 1995, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on the work of Baton Rouge Green in planting 7,000 trees and counting around East Baton Rouge Parish. Chapa reports that Baton Rouge had gone 40 years without any planned reforestation. She interviews Steve Shurtz, director of landscape and forestry for Baton Rouge, and Lynn Morris, Baton Rouge Green. Host: Robert Collins