LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens awarded EPA grant for trash abatement

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This collection of some 81 tons of garbage from homes and vehicles across south Baton Rouge traveled along Wards Creek before settling on property in a wooded area off Essen Lane near the LSU Burden Museum and Gardens. (Marie Constantin)

The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden was awarded a $500,000 grant by the Environmental Protection Agency Trash Free Waters program to kickstart an effort that will demonstrate how to create trash-free watersheds in Baton Rouge.

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