Tuesday, June 16 | 5-8pm | Dillard University
Introduction to Green Infrastructure – Joe Evans – Evans + Lighter Landscape Architecture
What is Green Infrastructure? Why is it important? How can it change how we live with stormwater in New Orleans?
Plants and Green Infrastructure – Dana Brown – Dana Brown and Associates
How can plants and trees help with our flooding issues? Which plants are best? Which are worst?
Wednesday, June 17 | 5-8pm | Dillard University
Bioswales & Rain Gardens – Dana Brown – Dana Brown and Associates
Learn about these beautiful and effective ways to store rainwater, how to construct them, and which plants are most useful.
Saturday, June 20 | 11am-1:30pm | Magellan Community Garden (West Bank)
Tour the Magellan Street Garden that used to be plagued by flooding issues. Now it reuses rainwater for irrigation, grows plants in water and is a community hot spot.
Monday, June 22 | 5-8pm | Rosa H. Keller Library and Community Center
Vertical Gardens and Rooftop Gardens – Emily Bullock – Spackman, Mossop and Michaels
What are they? Can we really build these in New Orleans? How do they work?
Concrete and Permeability – Dana Eness – The Urban Conservancy
What’s wrong with my concrete yard?
Saturday, June 27 | 10am-3pm | Andrew H. Wilson Charter School
Large-Scale Water Catchment – Joe Evans – Evans and Lighter
Discover how to capture and reuse stormwater with large cisterns and other systems.
Small-Scale Water Catchment – Hilarie Shackai – Gentilly Stormwater Program
Learn how to build your own rain barrel.