Urban Conservancy Project Manager
Felice Lavergne is the Urban Conservancy’s Project Manager. She oversees the Front Yard Initiative, an incentive program encouraging onsite permeability through the removal of excessive paving; Building Active Stewardship in New Orleans (BASIN), an environmental literacy and stewardship program for youth; and advocacy which includes anything from hosting public forums to submitting Master Plan amendments.
Felice is a graduate of the UNO Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) program, with an emphasis on Environmental and Hazard Mitigation Planning and Land Use and Urban Design. She holds a B.S. in Psychology from Loyola University New Orleans.
Felice is a certified member of the Louisiana Master Naturalists of Greater New Orleans, from which she learned much about observation and plant identification.
A Louisiana native, Felice is passionate about this unique and wonderful state and looks forward to continuing her personal and professional journey here.