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Projects 1990-2010

Established projects are paid for and maintained through grants, matching funds from JBI and Parkway Promenade donations.

PARKS

1. LaSalle Park - Airline Drive at Hickory Avenue
2. Pontchartrain Linear Park - Lake Pontchartrain at Tolmas.
3. Prechter Park – Jefferson Highway between Little Farms and Stewart. 
4. Bonnabel Boat Launch – Lake Pontchartrain at Bonnabel. 
5. Veterans Memorial Park - Veterans at North Causeway. 
6. Citrus Park – Citrus at Dickory in Harahan. 
7. Grand Isle Park – City of Grand Isle. 
8. Hanson City Historical Tree Park–South Kenner. 
9. Erlanger Park in Palm Vista Subdivision – North Kenner. 

MAJOR PARISH - WIDE TREE PLANTING

1. North Causeway Blvd. with Causeway Commission and Texaco. 
2. Clearview Parkway from Jefferson Highway to Earhart with Louisiana Urban Forestry Council. 
3. West Napoleon from David Drive to Transcontinental with Women For a Better Louisiana and Louisiana Urban Forestry Council. 
4. Veterans Blvd. from Oaklawn to Melody with Dan Gilkes Foundation. 
5. Vintage Drive from Power Blvd. to Wilson Street with Palm Vista Garden Club and Louisiana Urban Forestry Council. 
6. Bonnabel Boat Launch with New Bonnabel Civic Association and Louisiana Urban Forestry Council. 
7. Specimen trees at all Jefferson Parish Middle Schools with Louisiana Urban Forestry Council. 
8.
Oswald-Dubea Arboretum of LaSalle Park Reforestation. 
9. East Loop Drive from Airline Drive to South Loop Drive. 

10. Municipalities Tree Planting Project.

11. Veterans Blvd. in Kenner.

12. I-10 Clearview Cloverleaf.

 

GARDEN CLUB PARTNERSHIPS:

1. Veterans at Transcontinental with Jefferson Parish Council of Garden Clubs. 
2. Lapalco at Manhattan with Jefferson Parish Council of Garden Clubs. 
3. West Esplanade between Clifford and Metairie Heights with Whitney Heights GardenClub. 
4. West Esplanade between James and Henican with Country Club Home Gardeners. 
5. Extensive plantings and bird sanctuaries within Chateau Estates with Chateau Estates Garden Club . 
6. Entrance plantings and bird sanctuaries in River Ridge with Shady Oaks Garden Club. 
7. West Esplanade entrance to Elmwood Parkway with Acres of Green Garden Club. 
8. Sauve Road at Paula with Douglas Park Garden Club. 
9. Gretna plantings with Twilight Gardeners. 
10. Vintage Blvd. from Power Blvd. to Wilson Street with Palm Vista Garden Club. 
11. Jefferson Highway at Sauve Road with River Ridge Garden Club. 

FUNDING & GRANTS FOR COMPREHENSIVE LANDSCAPING PLANS

1. Citrus Boulevard 
2. Clearview Parkway 
3. Citrus Park 
4. LaSalle Park Nature Preserve 
5. Airline Drive 
6. District IV Federal Beautification Project
7. District V Federal Beautification Project
8. Interstate 10
9. East Jefferson General Hospital Day Care Center

10. Farnham Place

11. Clearview Parkway I-10 Cloverleaf

PARTNERSHIPS WITH CIVIC AND SERVICE GROUPS

1. Stonebridge Subdivision exterior plantings with Stonebridge Homeowners Association. 
2. Bellemeade Subdivision entrance on Lapalco with Bellemeade Civic Association. 
3. Baywood Subdivision entrance with Baywood Civic Association.
4. Filmore at Airline  with Filmore Street Neighbors. 
5. Bunche Village entrance on Lester Street at Airline Drive with Bunche Village Civic Association. 
6. River Ridge entrance on Little Farms with River Ridge Community Association. 
7. West Esplanade at Academy  with Beverly Hills Civic Association. 
8. Bonnabel Boat Launch with New Bonnabel Civic Association. 
9. West Esplanade at Bonnabel  with Lakeshore Civic Association. 
10. Entrance to Jefferson Parish on Jefferson Highway at Orleans Parish line with Women For a Better Louisiana. 
11. Battered Women’s Shelter in Jefferson Parish with Jefferson Parish Master Gardeners. 
12. I-10 South Service Road  between Homestead and Elmeer with Homestead/Brockenbraugh Civic Association. 
13. Harahan entrances on Jefferson Highway with Harahan Business Association. 
14. Jefferson Highway between  Filmore and Williams with Concerned Citizens Civic Coalition (The Four C’s). 
15. Entrance to Coteau Chene Subdivision in Waggaman with Coteau Chene Property OwnersAssociation. 
16. Entrance to Avondale Homes on Highway 90 with Avondale Home-owners Association. 
17. Trees on West Esplanade in Kenner with University City Civic Association. 
18. Holiday Trees throughout Kenner with Green and Growing. 
19. Harahan City Hall, Police Station and Jefferson Highway plantings with Harahan Beautification Commission. 
20. Westwego City Hall and entrances on Westbank Expressway with Westwego Beautification Commission. 
21. Airline Drive cleanup and master plan development with Jefferson Chamber of Commerce. 
22. Northline from Freidrichs to Woodvine and Woodvine near Metairie Country Club  with Metairie Club Gardens Association. 
23. Forest Hills Subdivision entrance on Metairie Road with Forest Hills Civic Association.
24. Clearview at Mounes and Jefferson Highway entrances to Elmwood Business Park with Elmwood Business Association.
25. Farnham Place from Metairie Road to the railroad tracks with Farnham Place Association. 
26. Veterans Boulevard between Clifford and Ridgeway with Whitney Cecile Civic Association. 
27. Westwego Veterans Memorial with the Westwego Beautification Commission. 
28. Veterans Memorial Park with the Korean War Veterans Assoc. 
29. Entrance to Elmwood Park Subdivision on West Esplanade with the Elmwood Park Civic Association.
30. LaBarre Road between Loumar and Savannah Ridge with Savannah Ridge Home Owners.

31. Entrance to Jefferson Parish on Airline Drive.
32. Entrance to LaSalle Park on Airline Drive.
33. South side of Airline Drive from Orleans Parish to Magnolia Drive.
34. Loumar Street with Beverly Knoll Civic Association.
35. Old Metairie Library with Beverly Knoll Civic Association.
36. Southlake Subdivision Entrance with Southlake Civic Association. 2008
37. Labarre Road at Manley with South Beverly Knoll Civic Association. 2009
38. Crestmont Subdivision – Four entrances with Crestmont Civic Association. 2009
39. Seton Parc entrance with Seton Parc Association. 2009
40. Whitney Place Condominiums entrance with Whitney Place Association. 2009
41. Harahan Oaks entrance with Harahan Oaks Civic Association. 2009

Environmental Awareness

1. Underwriting of Neil Odenwald book, “Live Oak Splendor.” 
2. Underwriting of LSU Cooperative Extension Service brochure, “Trees for Southeastern Louisiana”, with Entergy. 
3. Tree Pruning workshop and video with Louisiana Urban Forestry Council. 
4. Arboreal Seminars at LaSalle Park with Jefferson Parish Environmental Department, LSU Cooperative Extension Service, and Jefferson Parish Public School System. 
5. Environmental Seminars in Rivertown with Kenner Green & Growing. 
6. Garden Contest in Harahan with Harahan Beautification Commission. 
7.
Litter artwork project with CBA and JAFCE. 
8. Parkway Promenade Annual Michael J. Yenni Beautification Award. 
9. Frederick Law Olmsted Lifetime Achievement Award. 
10. Butterfly Gardens.
11. Bird Studies.

12. LaSalle Park Boardwalk.
13. LaSalle Park Kiosks.

Education Programs

1. Tree Care Workshop with Delgado Community College (yearly).
2. “Wonders in the Woods” at LaSalle Park with the Louisiana Nature Center (4 times yearly).
3. Earth Day Seminars at LaSalle Park for Elementary School Children (yearly).
4. Litter Abatement Programs with Elementary and High School Students (yearly).

Schools

1. Jefferson Elementary on Jefferson Highway near Central.
2. Fisher Junior/High School in the City of Jean Lafitte.
3. Hazel Park Elementary on Jefferson Highway in River Ridge. 
4. St. Philip Neri School on Kawanee Street in Metairie. 
5. A. C. Alexander Elementary on West Esplanade in Kenner. 
6. Bunche Village Middle on Simon Street in Metairie. 
7. Roosevelt Middle School on Main Street in Kenner. 
8. Bissonet Plaza Elementary on Kawanee Street in Metairie. 
9. Haynes Middle School on Metairie Road at Magnolia Street. 
10. St. Mathew the Apostle School in River Ridge.
11. Atonement Lutheran School, I-10 at Power Blvd., Metairie. 

12. Riverdale High School.

Foundations

1. Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation for Arboreal Seminars. 
2. Dan Gilkes Foundation for trees on Veterans Boulevard. 
3. Howard and Orris Bennett Foundation for Prechter Park and trees at St. Matthew the Apostle School. 
4. Dr. Walton Schaffer Foundation for East Jefferson General Hospital Serenity Garden. 

Hospitals

1. East Jefferson General Hospital, West Esplanade entrance. 
2. East Jefferson General Hospital Day Care Center on Cleary Avenue in Metairie. 
3. West Jefferson Hospital plantings on Medical Center Blvd. 

Post Offices

1. Elmwood Post Office with the U.S. Postal Service. 

Parish Departments

1. Westbank Greenhouse for Parkways Department. 
2. Playground trees for Parks and Recreation Department. 
3. Environmental Seminars with Environmental and Development Control Department. 
4. Demonstration Gardens at LaSalle Park with Parks & Recreation Department. 

 


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