Northshore focus
8:00 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Volunteerism Thrives At Big Branch Refuge

Long-time local volunteers Jim Schmidt and Bill Jewell, along with winter volunteer George Burrier, deliver water to the crews.
Credit Tegan Wendland / WWNO

The Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge is between Slidell and Mandeville. Founded in the 1990s, it protects endangered birds and combats coastal land loss. It’s not just wildlife that thrives at Big Branch. The park’s volunteer program brings people of all ages and backgrounds together.

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Green Minute
1:05 pm
Sat March 1, 2014

The Green Minute: NOLA Trash Mob

The NOLA Trash Mob during a recent cleanup at Bayou St. John.
Credit NOLA Trash Mob

We’ve all heard the phrase "One man’s trash is another man’s treasure," but what about "One city’s trash is another man’s mission?"

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Spring Membership Drive 2012
3:14 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

Spring Membership Drive 2012

Saturday's volunteers celebrating a successful shift up in the phone bank room.

Thanks to everyone for making the 2012 Spring Membership drive a success! If you did not renew or become a member during the drive, it isn't too late - you can still pledge online or by calling 800-286-7002. If you are curious about what goes on up in the studio during the membership drives, click on the photo to view a gallery of images.

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