The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $485,000 to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for testing water quality along the state’s Gulf Coast. The sampling results will contribute to EPA’s National Coastal Conditions Assessment (NCCA).
Known for her abstract expressionist paintings, the seven solo exhibitions will feature a different theme from over 4,000 works of art
The Lucky Sevens is a series of solo exhibitions in Shreveport/Bossier, Louisiana featuring artist Marlene Tseng Yu. There will be 7 shows at 7 local institutions beginning with her 70th solo exhibition in her 77th year. Different from a traveling show, each exhibition features a different theme and selections from her 4000+ paintings, 35+ series, and 50+ years of "Forces of Nature" creations, ranging from 16 inches to 37 feet long or 18 feet high.
Audubon Zoo recently welcomed an addition to its animal collection and it’s a big one: Bonnie, a 15–year–old Southern White Rhino weighing in at more than two tons. She joins Audubon Zoo’s lone male rhino, Saba, and two other females, Yvonne and Macite, age 51, the world’s oldest rhino in captivity.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $52,185 to the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science (Public Lab). The organization will train community members and wetland restoration advocates to monitor and track progress at eight ongoing urban wetland restoration projects near Lake Pontchartrain. The training will include introduction to basic science, technology, engineering, and math concepts through real-life application and investigation for sustained engagement in local urban waters issues.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Global Green USA are taking action by conducting neighborhood workshops that introduce citizens to cost-effective, do-it-yourself practices for stormwater usage in the New Orleans area. Global Green will receive $46,884 to help protect and restore waters around Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans. The project will also improve water quality, support community revitalization and other local priorities.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarding $60,000 to the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans to implement a Green Infrastructure Monitoring Project. The project will improve local water quality, support community revitalization and other local priorities.