Posted July 21, 2014 at 11:34 AM by Amanda Frentz
We can say with certainty, no one in New Orleans likes hurricanes. And that goes for trees as well as for people.
In Hurricane Katrina, the Park lost over 2000 trees. We're proud to say as of summer 2014, we've planted over 6000 new trees. And we're still counting!
But Hurricane Katrina isn't the only hurricane that's affected New Orleans City Park....
Posted December 27, 2013 at 6:52 AM by Amanda Frentz
Good Morning City Parkers! We hope you'll spend some of your weekend with us at the Park. 1300 acres waiting for you!
Posted December 4, 2013 at 10:30 AM by Amanda Frentz
Last month, New Orleans City Park wrote a blog article explaining who decorates the Christmas trees each year at Celebration in the Oaks. You can read that piece here - and we're letting you know - there are some real stellar trees this year at Celebration in the Oaks. We're very impressed!
Each year, after groups pick up their ornaments from the trees when Celebration in the Oaks...
Posted August 28, 2013 at 8:21 AM by Amanda Frentz
One year ago today, Hurricane Isaac tortured the Caribbean and the Northern Gulf Coast. Not only did the hurricane pass over Southeast Louisiana but it was a slow moving storm - making the ordeal last longer and longer. Everyone was shouting at the storm to move along but it wouldn't listen and continued to pour rain and whip its strong winds. Park buildings were spared major damage but some Park equipment was lost...