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CITO Trees are for the Fish

Fifty Christmas trees from this years Celebration in the Oaks fundraiser in New Orleans City Park are now serving a new role as habitat/shelter for juvenile fish in Bayou St. John. City Park and LDWF, with to help of volunteers and sponsors, bundled small sets of trees and anchored within casting distance along the western shore of the bayou, just north of Filmore Avenue. Small fish and invertebrates are attracted to brush piles...

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NEW Floats in the Oaks Details

**NEW Details Announced** New Orleans City Park Fundraiser "Floats in the Oaks"

As New Orleanians, we know parades may be canceled, but Mardi Gras isn’t.

Rob DeViney, Captain of the Krewe of Argus and Chief Operating Officer of New Orleans City Park, and City Park staff first began discussing the possibility of a drive-through Mardi Gras themed fundraiser soon after Mayor Cantrell’s call for alternative ideas...

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Start Composting with Compost NOW

Compost NOW (New Orleans Waste) began collecting food scraps at City Park's Reunion Shelter in August 2020. It is one of several Compost NOW collection sites around the city where local residents can drop off their frozen food scraps (no meat, no bones, no dairy, no oily foods). 

Since begining collection in City Park six months ago, Compost NOW has diverted over four-and-a-half tons of food waste (9300 pounds) from the landfill...

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Floats in the Oaks

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As New Orleanians, we know parades may be canceled, but Mardi Gras isn’t.

Rob DeViney, Captain of the Krewe of Argus and Chief Operating Officer of New Orleans City Park, and City Park staff first began discussing the possibility of a drive-through Mardi Gras themed fundraiser soon after Mayor Cantrell’s call for alternative ideas to the traditional Mardi Gras parades canceled this year due to the pandemic.

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NEW CEO ||  City Park names New CEO, Cara Lambright

City Park Names Cara Lambright New CEO

Lambright to Assume New Role Starting in February, Long-time CEO Dr. Robert W. Becker to Retire

Following an extensive national search, the New Orleans City Park Board of Directors announced today that Cara Lambright will become the next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the 167-year-old park starting this February. Lambright comes to City Park from Memorial Park Conservancy in Houston. She will fill...

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