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In the News: Landrieu going more green

Posted April 28 No Comments


“Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu is announcing a new partnership with the Trust for Public Land and the Greater New Orleans Foundation to develop a public data and mapping tool to inform, coordinate and guide green infrastructure decisions.” – BayouBuzz.com

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In the News: New Orleans Debuts New Mapping Tools to Guide Environmental Projects

Posted April 28 No Comments


“The city, along with Trust for Public Land and the Greater New Orleans Foundation, debuted a new set of mapping tools this week to improve planning for “green infrastructure” projects in the city.” – Curbed New Orleans

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In the News: Check It Out: St. Tammany Library Foundation to showcase work on GiveNOLA Day

Posted April 28 No Comments


“GiveNOLA Day, a 24-hour online fundraising event benefiting nonprofits in 13 parishes Tuesday, will be a big day for the St. Tammany Library Foundation. It will mark its first time participating in the 3-year-old annual event.” – The New Orleans Advocate

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In the News: New Orleans working with national and local nonprofits on green drainage and planning strategies

Posted April 28 No Comments


“New Orleans is partnering with national and local nonprofits on software that can tie together the city’s various efforts to bring its drainage and planning strategies in line with environmental principles and to take into account the effects of climate change, officials said this week. The partnership among the city, the Trust for Public Land and…

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New Orleans to Develop New Planning Tool for Adapting to Climate Change

Posted April 25 No Comments


The Trust for Public Land’s tool will help guide data, mapping, and green infrastructure investment NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu is announcing a new partnership with the Trust for Public Land and the Greater New Orleans Foundation to develop a public data and mapping tool to inform, coordinate and guide green infrastructure…

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In the News: GiveNOLA Day Northshore

Posted April 7 No Comments


“A large crowd turned out for the press conference to launch GiveNOLA Day Northshore, which was held at the Covington Tammany Trace Trailhead.” – St. Tammany Farmer

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In the News: Can recycled plastic bottles help save Louisiana’s coast?

Posted March 15 No Comments


“Propeller, a business accelerator space for socially-minded startups, and the Greater New Orleans Foundation host the annual Water Challenge pitch.” – NOLA.com

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In the News: Landrieu reactivates NOLA Pay It Forward Fund to help flood victims in state

Posted March 15 No Comments


“The [NOLA Pay It Forward] fund will allow New Orleanians to contribute to early recovery efforts in parts of north and south Louisiana. The fund is part of the Greater New Orleans Foundation.” – WDSU

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In the News: New Orleans Entrepreneur Week: 5 picks for Monday

Posted March 15 No Comments


“Presentations and panels target the leading sectors within the water industry — maritime, urban stormwater and fisheries. The day culminates with a $15,000 business pitch competition sponsored by the Greater New Orleans Foundation.” – NOLA.com

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In the News: NOLA’s Water Challenge Proves Disruption Isn’t Just for Apps

Posted March 8 No Comments


“Since 2014, a collaborative initiative between Propeller, the Idea Village and the Greater New Orleans Foundation has focused on solving critical regional water challenges through entrepreneurship.” – Startup Southerner

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