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ESSENCE Music Festival

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Purchased Lives: New…

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Jul 9 - 30, 2015
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Jul 10 - 10, 2015
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Smoothie King Center…

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Toast & Tiki Tails

Jul 10 - 10, 2015
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ESSENCE Music Festival

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BAYOU REBIRTH HOSTS NATIVE PLANT SYMPOSIUM: Native Wetland Plants in Water Management

October 11, 2013
  • Location: Delgado Community College
  • Address: 916 Navarre Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Times: 9:00am-5:30pm
  • Admission: Students $12 – General Public $25 – Professionals $45
  • Contact: ZOE LINDER-BAPTIE
  • Email: info@bayourebirth.org
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Keynote Speaker, entomologist, Dr. Doug Tallamy of University of Delaware and author of Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants

Discussion Panels to Connect and Educate Various Fields

(1) Water Management & Planning
staying dry – electrical demands – water quality – pilot projects – regulations
(2) Benefits of Native Plants
myriad benefits of natives – demand – aesthetics and maintenance
(3) Community Concerns & Solutions
community concerns – threats from water and trees – cultural and historical connection
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
Planned and facilitated by Delgado CC Horticulture Club students
charrette fashion – developing interventions to problematic stormwater management scenarios

Afternoon Field Trips
(separate registration required)
Street side Cypress Swale
Longue Vue House and Gardens: the Wild Garden 80% native species
City Park Native Plant Garden
Couturie Forest
PLUS Morning coffee Uptown at Street side Cypress Swale
Longue Vue House and Gardens reception


To register, please visit Bayou Rebirth's website at www.bayourebirth.org/native-plant-symposium-october-11/

We are seeking volunteers for this event. Interested volunteers can email Zoe at info@bayourebirth.org.

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