Shreveport Green http://redriverradio.org en Shreveport agency recruits nearly 1,200 volunteers for litter removal http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-agency-recruits-nearly-1200-volunteers-litter-removal <p>Scores of volunteers will take to the streets and waterways Saturday to pick up litter as part of the Great American Cleanup.</p><p>In Louisiana, 15 chapters of Keep Louisiana Beautiful have organized clean-up efforts. Shreveport Green executive director Donna Curtis says her organization has rallied nearly 1,200 volunteers from dozens of organizations to help the beautification cause, her largest ever one-day volunteer recruitment.</p><p>Over the past 24 years of Shreveport Green’s existence, according to Curtis, this one day has made a measurable difference.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:45:13 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 42735 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport agency recruits nearly 1,200 volunteers for litter removal New York 'garden guru' to speak in Shreveport http://redriverradio.org/post/new-york-garden-guru-speak-shreveport <P>A leading public garden designer from New York will come to Shreveport to address what the city can do to improve its landscaping on a shoestring budget. Lynden Miller speaks at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 11:30 a.m. The organization Shreveport Green is hosting her talk. It comes as Shreveport embarks on a citywide beautification program. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 18:32:50 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 18036 at http://redriverradio.org New York 'garden guru' to speak in Shreveport