The Urban Conservancy closely tracks issues of importance to its constituents. When situations call for it, we take action; in the past, we have convened public forums, conducted research, published reports, written editorials, and spearheaded letter writing campaigns. Here are the issues we have been active with in the past, and are continuing to track today.
Key Findings from the Front Yard Initiative
A summary of the beginnings of Living with Water in New Orleans and the UC's involvement with stormwater management.
From issues to regulations: Follow the story and learn more about short term rentals in New Orleans.
The Urban Conservancy and a broad coalition of stakeholders including riding and marching Krewe members, throw vendors, Mardi Gras Indians, Baby Dolls, city staff, and nonprofits participated in “The Future of Mardi Gras” Forum on October 18th, 2018.
September 14th, 5:30-7:00PM (doors open at 5:00PM)
New Orleans Jazz Market, 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
The New Orleans Master Plan is up for review. The UC hosted a parks forum (4/21) and a Master Plan Amendment workshop (7/9) with the goal of submitting an amendment.
Take a look at our Chapter 14 and Chapter 7 amendments!
The UC is working with local businesses to ensure fair tax collection practices in Louisiana
Follow this contentious story of parks and public input.
In 2009, the Urban Conservancy joined the Foundation for Historical Louisiana (FHL) and 77 other organizations in supporting an independent study of the proposed $1.2 billion LSU medical complex.