October 27: Community Field Trip: Saturday on the Bayou!
October 10, 2012 | Posted by Delta Dispatches in Meetings/Events

By Happy Johnson, National Wildlife Federation

You're invited to participate in a coastal field trip right here in New Orleans!

Join us Saturday, October 27 for a morning of exploring residential coastal areas.

Would you like to attend? Please be sure to RSVP to JohnsonH@NWF.org or (504) 315-5083.

What: Tour of the Mississippi River Levee and Lower 9 Bayou Bienvenue Viewing Platform

Date: Saturday, October 27

Time: 10:30 a.m. — noon

Who: New Orleans residents who want to visit and learn more about our coast

Where: Meet in front of Little Zion Baptist Church, 5130 Chartres Street, 70117

Free Lunch: Water, snacks and great food will be provided for confirmed attendees

Learn about:

- Wetland loss throughout coastal Louisiana
- Lower 9th Ward Bayou Bienvenue Viewing Platform
- Mississippi River levees
- Coastal restoration jobs: an emerging new industry

Details:

Part 1: Tour the Mississippi River Levee
Part 2: Caravan to nearby urban wetland: Bayou Bienvenue viewing platform
Part 3: Lunch and discussion at the platform

Don’t forget to RSVP: JohnsonH@NWF.org or (504) 315-5083.

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