OUR VISION FOR SHEVEPORT
is a clean, green, physically enhanced community whose citizens exhibit a strong sense of pride and concern about the environment. We maintain that an attractive city promotes respect and economic development.
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Shreveport Green Highlights
- Sixteen National Awards for excellence in programming
- Two hundred fourteen beautification projects, including planting over 112,000 trees!
- Reduced litter as measured by the Litter Index Score of 1.1!
- Cost Benefit to the City of Shreveport $8.97 for every $1.00!
- Tree City USA status maintained every year since 1991!
- Rewrote Shreveport Tree Ordinance in 1995!
- Total volunteer hours for 2015 was 43,765!
- Total volunteers for 2015 was 12,947!
- ShrevCORPS has completed 506 community projects since 1993!
- Annual Great American Cleanup enlisted 7,342 volunteers in 2016!
- Neighborhood & Education Program has organized over 600 trash cleanups since 1993
- Our Mobile Market has held 57 markets and counting in 2016
- Our Urban Farm has expanded to 1.2 acres including raised beds, rows, a citrus grove and two pollinator gardens!
Arbor Day Tree Giveaway
Shreveport Green joins International Paper and Arbor Day Foundation in a tree giveaway to celebrate International Paper Mansfield Mill's 40th Anniversary! On Saturday, November 13, 250 five-gallon trees will be given away to the community. Supplies will be limited, so pre-selection of species will be required. Get your order in now! Bald Cypress, Shumard Red Oak, Live Oak, Magnolia, and Red Maple will be available.
Trees may be picked up on Saturday, November 13, at Bilberry Park, 1902 Alabama St at Lakeshore Drive from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.
Please take note that the giveaway is for Shreveport and Caddo Parish residents only.