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Book Recommendations

The Hidden Life of Trees

Presentations Please do not share these presentations online or without the permission of their authors!

Scott Courtright’s Presentation The Urban Canopy and its Relationship to Man

Dr. Susan Simard’s Ted Talk (recommended by Scott Courtright)

Most deforested city in US

Hospitals, healing and nature

Video: How trees clean our air

Trees and crime

Subsidence and Water Table


Trees and Hurricanes

The Department of Parks and Parkways

Tree planting permit:

Planting guidelines:

The Front Yard Initiative Program for concrete removal – The Urban Conservancy

Mastodonte Construction for concrete removal: Email: Phone: 504 264 1352. 

Green Way, Inc. Concrete Removal contact information: Phone: 504 469- 4424. Email:

Tree maintenance guidelines

LSU AgCenter’s Native Tree Guide

Why we are opposed to purchasing Cypress Mulch