Established projects are paid for and maintained through grants,
matching funds from JBI and Parkway Promenade donations.
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
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
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
5. Vintage Drive from Power Blvd. to Wilson Street with Palm Vista Garden Club and
Louisiana Urban Forestry
6. Bonnabel Boat Launch with New Bonnabel Civic Association and Louisiana Urban Forestry
7. Specimen trees at all Jefferson Parish Middle Schools with Louisiana
Urban Forestry Council.
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.
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
Parkway I-10 Cloverleaf
PARTNERSHIPS WITH CIVIC
AND SERVICE GROUPS
1. Stonebridge Subdivision
exterior plantings with
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
6. River Ridge entrance on Little
Farms with River Ridge
7. West Esplanade at Academy
with Beverly Hills Civic
8. Bonnabel Boat Launch with New
Bonnabel Civic Association.
9. West Esplanade at Bonnabel
with Lakeshore Civic
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
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
16. Entrance to Avondale Homes
on Highway 90 with Avondale
17. Trees on West Esplanade in
Kenner with University City
18. Holiday Trees throughout
Kenner with Green and
19. Harahan City Hall, Police
Station and Jefferson Highway
plantings with Harahan
20. Westwego City Hall and
entrances on Westbank
Expressway with Westwego
21. Airline Drive cleanup and
master plan development with
Jefferson Chamber of
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
27. Westwego Veterans Memorial
with the Westwego
28. Veterans Memorial Park with
the Korean War Veterans
29. Entrance to Elmwood Park
Subdivision on West Esplanade
with the Elmwood Park Civic
30. LaBarre Road between Loumar
and Savannah Ridge with
Savannah Ridge Home Owners.
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
34. Loumar Street with Beverly Knoll Civic Association.
35. Old Metairie Library with Beverly Knoll Civic Association.
36. Southlake Subdivision Entrance with Southlake Civic
37. Labarre Road at Manley with South Beverly Knoll Civic
38. Crestmont Subdivision – Four entrances with Crestmont Civic
39. Seton Parc entrance with Seton Parc Association. 2009
40. Whitney Place Condominiums entrance with Whitney Place
41. Harahan Oaks entrance with Harahan Oaks Civic Association.
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.
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.
LaSalle Park Boardwalk.
13. LaSalle Park Kiosks.
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
4. Litter Abatement Programs with Elementary and High School
1. Jefferson Elementary on Jefferson Highway
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.
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.
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.
1. Elmwood Post Office with the U.S. Postal Service.
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.