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Native Plant Symposium

Bayou Rebirth

Friday, October 11, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (PDT)

Native Plant Symposium

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Delgado Students Ended Free $0.00
Sponsor
Please register as a sponsor if you have a confirmed sponsorship with us. You can then let us know how many guests you plan to bring at your sponsorship level below.
Ended Free $0.00
Sponsors please register each guest you plan on bringing Ended Free $0.00
Morning Coffee @ Uptown Streetside Cypress Swale 7:15 am Ended $5.00 $0.00
Afternoon Beverage @ Uptown Streetside Cypress Swale 3:00pm Ended $10.00 $0.00
Longue Vue Wild Garden Tour 2:30pm & 3:00pm Ended $10.00 $0.00
Breakout Sessions Design Charrettes 1:30pm-2:30pm Ended Free $0.00
Native Plant Garden Tour in City Park 2:30pm & 3:00pm Ended $10.00 $0.00
Couturie Forest & Scout Island Restoration Tour 2:30pm & 3:00pm Ended $10.00 $0.00
Complimentary Reception at Longue Vue House & Gardens 3:30pm-5:30pm   more info Ended Free $0.00
October 12 Natural Awakenings Healthy Living & Sustainability Expo Ended $10.00 $0.00
Students Ended $12.00 $0.00
General Public Ended $25.00 $0.00
Professionals Ended $45.00 $0.00

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Event Details

On October 11, Bayou Rebirth is hosting a one day conference on the benefit native plants bring to southeast Louisiana's urban environment.  This conference brings together a diverse group of professionals and community members to network, share knowledge and expertise, and discuss the benefits native plants provide for water management, wildlife habitat and building resilience to climate change. 

The morning agenda includes Keynote speaker Dr. Doug Tallamy followed by three panel discussions featuring Water Management and Planning, Benefits of Native Plants and Community Concerns and Solutions.  Lunch is not provided but is easily accessible in the Delagado cafeteria.  After lunch, there will be breakout sessions in charrette fashion planned by Delgado Horticulture students to design solutions to storm water management problems around the Greater New Orleans area.  Followed by that, there are optional field trips at an extra cost at native plantings around the citySites inlcude:  Longue Vue House and Gardens, City Park native gardens, Couturie Forest and an Uptown Streetside Cypress Swale (there is a pre conference morning coffee at this site as well).  To conclude the event, there will be a complimentary reception at Longue Vue House and Gardens to enjoy refreshments and network with other attendees. 

Admission: Students $12, General Public $25, Professional $45

If you are interested in volunteering to receive free admission please contact Zoe Linder-Bapti at info@bayourebirth.org

For more information about the event and Bayou Rebirth's mission please visit our website at www.bayourebirth.org

On October 12, Natural Awakenings is hosting a one-day Healthy Living and Sustainability Expo that you can register for on our event page as well. 

Thank you so much to our sponsors:  

 

Live Oak: Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, Natural Awakenings magazine, Longue Vue House and Gardens

Bald Cypress: Louisiana Native Plant Society, Loyola Institute for Environmental Communications

Swamp Azalea: Global Green's Water Wise Program, Joule Energy, Susan Norris-Davis and Mark Davis, Waggonner and Ball Architects, Bayou Land RC&D

Louisiana Iris: Willie La Nasa, Gulf Restoration Network, Cap's Design Studio

Louisiana Canna: Propeller, LifeCity, FutureProof, New Orleans Green, and Go Natives Nursery-Seattle, WA.



Bayou Rebirth is hosting a one day conference on the benefit native plants bring to southeast Louisiana’s urban environment. Working with engineers, planners, developers, ecologists, native plant experts, nursery operators, landscape architects and designers, city officials, students and community members, among others, this event will bring together all interested parties to engage in networking opportunities, share knowledge and expertise, and discuss the benefits native plants provide for water management, wildlife habitat and building resilience to climate change.  The overall goal of this event is to assist in developing a local market for native plants for their functional value as well as their connection to wildlife, local history and culture.  - See more at: http://www.bayourebirth.org/native-plant-symposium-october-11/#sthash.I0TLVV1X.dpu
wfs Rebirth is hosting a one day conference on the benefit native plants bring to southeast Louisiana’s urban environment. Working with engineers, planners, developers, ecologists, native plant experts, nursery operators, landscape architects and designers, city officials, students and community members, among others, this event will bring together all interested parties to engage in networking opportunities, share knowledge and expertise, and discuss the benefits native plants provide for water management, wildlife habitat and building resilience to climate change.  The overall goal of this event is to assist in developing a local market for native plants for their functional value as well as their connection to wildlife, local history and culture.  - See more at: http://www.bayourebirth.org/native-plant-symposium-october-11/#sthash.I0TLVV1X.dpuf
Bayou Rebirth is hosting a one day conference on the benefit native plants bring to southeast Louisiana’s urban environment. Working with engineers, planners, developers, ecologists, native plant experts, nursery operators, landscape architects and designers, city officials, students and community members, among others, this event will bring together all interested parties to engage in networking opportunities, share knowledge and expertise, and discuss the benefits native plants provide for water management, wildlife habitat and building resilience to climate change.  The overall goal of this event is to assist in developing a local market for native plants for their functional value as well as their connection to wildlife, local history and culture.  - See more at: http://www.bayourebirth.org/native-plant-symposium-october-11/#sthash.I0TLVV1X.dpuf
Have questions about Native Plant Symposium? Contact Bayou Rebirth

When & Where


Delgado Community College Student Life Center-Bayou Lafouche Room Second Floor
916 Navarre Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70124

Friday, October 11, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (PDT)


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Bayou Rebirth

Bayou Rebirth Mission: In an effort to increase public awareness of coastal land loss and the need for urban resilience to climate change impacts, Bayou Rebirth seeks to bring together, educate, and empower residents of and visitors to South Louisiana through hands-on wetlands restoration and stewardship projects.

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