October 27: Community Field Trip: Saturday on the Bayou!

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


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.