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Undine! Chances are you recognize this sculpture but didn’t know her name!

Undine! Chances are you recognize this sculpture but didn’t know her name.

Lily Pond and Conservatory Rose Beds with Undine:

At the entrance to the Conservatory of the Two Sisters in the New Orleans Botanical Garden is the garden’s collection of aquatics. This pond holds a variety of tropical and hardy water lilies and other aquatics from late March to Fall. 

The pool is unfiltered. Submerged plants help to keep the water clean while fish eat any mosquito larvae....

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Something big is coming soon!

They are coming back! We’re talking about the tulips at Big Lake, of course!

New Orleans City Park staff spent January 12th planting 1000s of tulips bulbs around Big Lake. Their hard work is appreciated by all as it will take about a month and a half for the bulbs to bloom and then we’ll have a massive colorful flower bed.  What a way to welcome spring...

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Break Ground!

Construction Begins on a New Stretch of Bike/Walking Path in New Orleans City Park

New Orleans (January 10, 2017)

New Orleans City Park is proud to announce the groundbreaking of the highly anticipated Marconi Bike Path on the west side of the Park. When completed, the new bike path will complete the fourth side of the Park’s bike path project: Robert E Lee, Wisner, Harrison, and now, Marconi.

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Celebration in the Oaks’ 30th Anniversary!

The 2016 season is Celebration in the Oaks' 30th anniversary!

Celebration in the Oaks in City Park is one of the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country, with more than 165,000 visitors pouring into the Park to see the magical winter spectacle. City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays are scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park, including the Botanical Garden,...

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PUBLIC MEETINGS

Update: 

 

We would like to extend a very special thank you to the more than 150 people who attended the first workshop held on Saturday, October 15th. Participants shared dozens of ideas related to the use of Park land in the are generally bounded by Scout Island, I-10, Wisner Avenue, and Harrison Avenue.

Our team of landscape architects will now develop concept plans from the first workshop...

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