Saturday, February 14, 2009

Trees part of downtown riverfront solution; Baton Rouge, LA; 2/10/09

Advisers: Growth needed near river 2TheAdvocate - Baton Rouge,LA,USA
River Road should be reduced to three lanes where it is now four, allowing for some additional green space and South Boulevard could become a tree-lined artery, he said.
Doug Reed, of landscape architecture firm Reed Hildebrand, talked of creating a canopy of trees throughout downtown, but said the average lifespan of a poorly maintained urban tree is seven years.

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