New Orleans City Park

Features
3:16 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Tensions Flare Over New Orleans City Park Golf Course

Screen capture of climbing gear and a banner with the words Wild Is Free, purportedly shot in an area of City Park where another man occupied a tree for 12 days.
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UPDATE: March 28, 12:15 p.m.

Another protestor, calling himself Beaux, is said to have climbed a tree in the area of City Park being cleared for the construction of a new golf course.

This is the same area of the park in which a man occupied a tree for 12 days.

According to an update posted to the City Park for Everyone Coalition's Facebook page, Beaux says workers in the Park discovered him in the tree, and police are on the scene.

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Food
4:36 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Where Y'Eat: Smoking Hogs, Blowing Off Steam

New Orleans chefs including Aaron Burgau, Nathaniel Zimet, Dan Esses and Bart Bell celebrate a win in last year's Hogs for the Cause competition.

Hogs for the Cause, a charitable cook-off and festival, has quickly established a niche in New Orleans restaurant subculture.

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Notes from New Orleans
2:05 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

City Park's Fundraising Strategist

Bob Becker, CEO of City Park

City Park, a former plantation in the heart of New Orleans, hosts a collection of fine art, 600 year-old live oaks, music festivals, and over eleven million visitors each year. And since Hurricane Katrina the park has generated some serious revenue. On this week's Notes from New Orleans, we'll listen to Bob Becker, CEO of City Park, for this story of revitalization.

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Environment
8:58 am
Thu February 2, 2012

Songbird Habitat Built in City Park

The National Wildlife Federation is begining a new program to refurbish habitat for migrating songbirds.
Google images

A team of volunteers has restored a half-acre patch of City Park to attract songbirds. It’s the start of a national campaign to save one million songbirds by creating 50,000 acres of new habitat.

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Environment
4:00 am
Thu February 2, 2012

National Save the Songbird Campaign Kicks Off in New Orleans

The National Wildlife Federation is starting a campaign to replenish habitats for dwindling songbird populations.
Google images

A team of volunteers has restored a half-acre patch of City Park to attract songbirds. Eileen Fleming reports it’s the start of a national campaign to save one million songbirds by creating 50,000 acres of new habitat.

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