AgCenter announces Arbor Day activities Botanic Gardens in Baton Rouge

(12/09/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — The 12th annual Arbor Day at Burden in the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens is scheduled for Jan. 23, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The event in the Barton Arboretum will offer visitors the opportunity to learn about native trees of Louisiana and plant a native tree sapling to continue reforesting Burden Woods, which was damaged by Hurricane Gustav in 2008. People who plant trees will be provided GPS locations so they can return and see their trees grow.

Other activities will include a scavenger hunt, Smokey Bear, a native tree sale and more. Admission is free, and concessions will be available for purchase.

The Botanic Gardens at Burden is located off Interstate 10 at 4560 Essen Lane in Baton Rouge. For more information, contact Katie Guitreau at or 225-763-3990, extension 2.

12/9/2020 2:36:09 PM
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