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The Front Yard Initiative (FYI) hits the Airwaves

Posted on by Dana Eness

The Front Yard Initiative is picking up steam! We were recently featured in stories on WWL and on local NPR affiliate 89.9 WWNO discussing our pilot project on Valmont Street and the stormwater management, aesthetic and public access issues related … Continue reading

Moving Right Along!!

Posted on by Dana Eness

After several meetings with Valmont homeowners,¬†Evans + Lighter Landscape Architects¬†and other water professionals, we finalized design and moved closer towards construction! We were all excited to witness the transformation of Valmont Street from a flood-prone concrete corridor to a shining … Continue reading

Check Out Our New Digs!!

Posted on by Dana Eness

We’ve moved to a new home on historic OC Haley. Exciting things are happening here and we want to be a part of it! Stop by and visit us in the revitalized Myrtle Banks School @ 1307 Oretha Castle Haley … Continue reading

2014 Urban Heroes Thank You!

Posted on by Dana Eness

Thank you for joining us on November 15 to show your support for Dwayne Boudreaux, Lee Stafford, and Bart Everson, and the exciting legacy projects (Circle Food Store, New Orleans Eat Local Challenge, and the Lafitte Greenway) they helped shepherd … Continue reading

Building Active Stewardship in New Orleans (BASIN)

Posted on by Dana Eness

How do you get kids interested in being responsible land and water stewards? Surround them with professionals passionate about their work in environmental science and then let them get dirty. Thank you, Parasol Productions, for documenting our Building Active Stewardship … Continue reading