Friday, Jan. 16, was Louisiana's Arbor Day, the traditional time we celebrate trees by planting them. The ideal tree planting season in Louisiana is November through February.
Friday was Arbor Day in Louisiana, when we show our appreciation for trees by planting them.
Trees are especially important in urban areas, absorbing heat, reducing air pollution, and cutting utility bills -- and that's just for starters.
Hurray for trees!
Jim Engster speaks with political consultant, Raymond Strother, and Dr. Denise Reed of the Water Institute of the Gulf about coastal marsh erosion, and Jeff Kuehny of the LSU AgCenter about Arbor Day events.