Offices & Mailing Address:
2829 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70122
Phone: (504) 658-3200
Fax: (504) 658-3227
Ann E. Macdonald
Chief of Operations
Chief Urban Forester
Hailey D. Bowen
Chief Landscape Architect
About Our Team
Employees at the Department of Parks and Parkways perform an enormous number of tasks to maintain and upgrade public green spaces, and to re-green and beautify New Orleans. These include:
- Tree Trimming, Planting & Removal
- Permitting Work on Public Trees
- Mowing, Edging, Weeding, Trimming and Planting on Neutral Grounds
- Maintaining equipment and facilities in Parkways parks
- Annual Tree Sale
- Work closely with neighborhood groups and volunteer groups both local and from out of town
The Parkways team consists of licensed arborists, licensed horticulturalists, golf course professionals, licensed landscape architects, grounds keeping specialists and importantly our hard-working arboreal and grounds maintenance teams.
The beautification and maintenance public greenspace is our charge and we strive to meet that challenge with the highest level of professionalism.
Jobs are available with our forestry and grounds maintenance crews. For more information, call our Human Resources department at (504) 658-3202. Be a part of the re-greening effort!
Our mission is to provide a clean and safe environment; to meet the leisure needs of citizens and visitors; to enhance the quality of life; and to contribute to the City’s economic development.