City Park App: OuterSpatial

New Orleans City Park is proud to announce its first mobile app to help facilitate safe outdoor wellness and recreation. This exciting new project is funded by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation, and gives the Park an opportunity to engage more with Park users. To promote health and wellness in the Park, we have partnered with OuterSpatial, an app that’s free to download and easy to use as a...

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Master Naturalists Volunteer in City Park

On the third Saturday of each month, Master Naturalist volunteers partner with New Orleans City Park staff to remove invasive camphor trees from Scout Island.

Volunteers spend their time cutting or digging-out camphor tree saplings around forested areas of City Park. In keeping with City Park's mission to remove invasive species, our goal for this partnership is to reduce the invasives so native trees and shrubbery can germinate and thrive. If...

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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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