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Keep UL Lafayette Beautiful Awarded Beautification Grant - Press Release

Beautification Grant Press Release

Keep UL Lafayette Beautiful has been selected as a recipient of the 2022 Keep Louisiana Beautiful Community Beautification Grant.

The grant, in the amount of $5,000 will support our initiative to increase our native tree inventory, which will improve the natural aesthetic of the University of Louisiana at campus, provide shade to prominent campus pathways, reduce the urban heat island effect, reduce stormwater run-off, improve air quality, provide habitat for campus wildlife, and enhance our natural environment.

Native trees require little maintenance once they reach maturity because they have adapted to the Louisiana environment, thus providing more benefits to the natural environment and local wildlife.  Native Trees are conditioned to live a long life and provide many benefits to our campus community for many years to come.

About Keep Louisiana Beautiful

Keep Louisiana Beautiful’s mission is to promote personal, corporate, and community responsibility for a clean and beautiful Louisiana. Through our programs, and statewide network of affiliates and partners, we provide tools and resources to prevent litter, reduce waste, increase recycling and beautify spaces. Keep Louisiana Beautiful is a non-profit organization dedicated to achieving a cleaner, greener Louisiana through litter reduction and beautification initiatives. To get involved, please visit Keep Louisiana Beautiful's website here.

About the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a public research university in Lafayette, Louisiana. It has the largest enrollment within the nine-campus University of Louisiana System and the second-largest enrollment in Louisiana, behind only Louisiana State University. For more information about the University, please visit the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's website here.