bayourebirth1Come out, reconnect with nature, and complete notable tasks at the projects outlined below:  
Marsh grass planting at new Bayou St. John wetland Saturday, Nov. 16

WHEN: Saturday, November 16, 8am – 1pm
WHERE: The project site is on the west side of the mouth of the bayou at the lake, between the flood wall nd the Lakeshore Drive Bridge
WHAT: Lake Ponchartrain Basin Foundation will begin planting native marsh plants
WHY: Stabilize new land built up after dredging project.  For more infomation click here.

Vegetation Survey at Delacroix Preserve Saturday, Nov. 16

WHEN:  9am-2pm

WHERE:  700 Delacroix Rd.

WHAT:  Woodlands Conservancy requesting volunteers to survey vegetation at Delacroix Preserve

WHY:  To identify what is native, invastive and to determine where restoration efforts are needed.  For more information click here

City Park Native Plant Tour Saturday, Nov. 16
WHEN: 10am – 11am
WHERE: Parking lot on Friedrichs Ave. after turning left from Wisner
WHAT: Tour of the native plant gardens that surround the pedestrain trail
WHY: To tour City Park’s efforts at native landscaping and to identify Louisiana natives
To register: email There is a $5 dollar fee that can be paid here.
 Chalmette Battlefield Seed Collection Day Sunday, Nov. 17
WHEN:  4pm-5pm
WHERE: Chalmette Battlefield 8606 W St Bernard Hwy, Chalmette
WHAT: Collecting seeds from species surveyed in August
WHY: To plant seeds and build inventory for Bayou Natives, native plant nursery
To register please fill out volunteer form here 

SAVE THE DATE:  Land Trust for Louisiana Membership Drive Friday, Nov. 22

WHEN:  6-7:30PM

WHERE:  Galvez Restaurant downtown 914 N Peters St in atrium ballroom

WHAT:  Membership Drive

WHY:  To gain momentum and support for their land conservation organization that works with community partners to protect and preserve our state’s natural treasures, agricultural lands, coastal wetlands, and urban green spaces for present and future generations–forever

Thank you so much for staying tuned and we hope to see you at some of these events!




The Team at Bayou Rebirth