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15th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 1 - 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

Anthony Bean…

Aug 1 - 2, 2015
Experience over 80 youth giving an electrifying performance in tribute to the… more

Author to Reader Con…

Aug 1 - 1, 2015
Join us for  a FREE to the public book signing with 80+ authors. Parking… more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 1 - 31, 2015
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

Hemispheres Cup -…

Aug 1 - 1, 2015
Two of the best rugby clubs in the world, the Saracens from England and the… more

Louisiana SPCA’s…

Aug 1 - 31, 2015
In memory of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana SPCA is… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 1 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Saturday Farmers…

Aug 1 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

The Historic New…

Aug 1 - 2, 2015
One of the premier decorative arts events in the country, the four-day program… more

The Sweat Social…

Aug 1 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Whitney White Linen…

Aug 1 - 1, 2015
Drape yourself in cool, white linen and join 16,000 art aficionados in the Arts… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for the opening reception for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality… more

Off-site Pet…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Off-site Pet Adoption, sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA, will be held in the… more

American Recovery…

Aug 6 - 8, 2015
The American Recovery Association (ARA) and Harding Brooks Associates, LLC… more

Langlois Girls Night…

Aug 6 - Sep 3, 2015
Bring your friends to Langlois on Thursdays or Fridays this summer for girls'… more

Yappy Hour in the…

Aug 6 - 27, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Chef's Taste Challenge

Aug 7 - 7, 2015
The Farm to Table Chefs Taste Challenge (CTC), scheduled for August 7, 2015 at… more

Dirty Linen Night

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
Not to be outdone by White Linen Night, Royal Street merchants decided to… more

15th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 1 - 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

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
  • Visit Website

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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