Posts tagged with 'Green'

Earth Day and Swing in the Oaks

Join us for a big celebration with two free events in the Park: Earth Day and Swing in the Oaks.

Celebrate the earth and learn how we can build a healthier relationship with our natural spaces. The event will have exhibitors, activities for children, live music, crafts, cooking demonstrations, and of course delicious food. The event will take place in the New Orleans Botanical Garden. This celebration promises: -Guidance on leading a...

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Great Backyard Bird Count

We want to see how many birds the public can find this weekend for the Great Backyard Bird Count! Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time. Now, more than 160,000 people of all ages and walks of life worldwide join the four-day count each February to...

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What happens to the Tennis Balls? Funny you should ask!

Reblogged from this page.

City Park / Pepsi Tennis Center is one of our largest partners, and another great example of a public facility focused on offering premiere tennis courts while staying committed to sustainability! Johanna Gundlach, the Sustainabilty Coordinator for City Park tells us that the public reaction to seeing Recycleballs bins on their courts is one of enthusiasm and curiosity. “People actually get excited about recycling their tennis balls, rather...

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City Park Presented the Achievement Award in Employee Wellness

On January 26th, 2018, New Orleans City Park won the Achievement Award in Employee Wellness at LifeCity’s annual “Love Your City Awards Ceremony”. The event is held each year to recognize the efforts and impact of sustainable business leaders in the New Orleans area. City Park has been a premium member with LifeCity for three years and is excited about the progress made toward becoming a more sustainable organization and member...

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An Especially Green Holiday Celebration

Were you at the Celebration in the Oaks Preview Party? If so, you probably enjoyed savory sides, delectable desserts, and a few holiday spirits! With over 1,500 attendees, that equals a lot of trash!

But not to worry, if the spirits didn’t get in the way of your keen observation skills, you may have noticed one of the large signs that read “ZERO WASTE CITY PARK,” cluing you in...

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