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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Outdoor Programs

New!  Public Nature Walks

Feel like getting out, but not sure how, or where to go? Tired of the same old walking paths? Come out with NORDC’s Outdoors program to learn about the beautiful, natural sites in and around our city. Each week features a different walk and a topic that suits the location. Walks are easy, and never over an hour long. While anyone is welcome, they are geared toward adults.

Walks take place on Tuesday's from 12:00-1:00 pm and Thursday's from 5:30-6:30 pm


Tuesday, 10/7 and Thursday, 10/9 – Couturie Forest in City Park (Meet at the trailhead on Harrison Ave)– Introduction to Being in Nature

Tuesday, 10/14 and Thursday, 10/16 – Bayou St John Part I – A History

Tuesday, 10/21 and Thursday, 10/23 – Bayou St John Part II – A History

Tuesday, 10/28 and Thursday, 10/30 – Bayou Segnette – Contemplation in Nature

Home School Nature Walks

Monthly kid-friendly nature walks.  To schedule, contact  Emily Snyder, Outdoor Programs Manager (504) 658-3082 or




For questions or concerns regarding any of our outdoor programs, contact Emily Snyder, Outdoor Programs Manager (504) 658-3082 or


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Last updated: 10/1/2014 1:46:35 PM

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