A month-long exploration of water in our region. 

Explore Greater New Orleans multifaceted relationship with water throughout the month of November. Learn more about how our local governments are operationalizing the principles of resilience. See a wetlands restoration project at Bayou St. John near Lake Pontchartrain. Take part in a marsh restoration or community storm-drain cleaning. Explore historic Fort Proctor by kayak, and more.

Use the links below to learn more about WATERFRONT events. Many events are free, but some require registration or a fee.


2  Boat Tour hosted by the Port of New Orleans12 pm
        1350 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, LA 70160
        (RSVP by Oct. 28 to collaborative@nolawater.org)

5  Household Hazardous Waste Collection (Jefferson Parish residents), 9am-noon
       Parking Lot Adjacent to 100 Derbigny St., Gretna, 70053

5 Gentilly Storm Drain Cleaning sponsored by Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans and New Orleans Office of Resilience, 9 am-noon
       Meet at Corner of Mirabeau Ave. and Cartier Ave., New Orleans,  70122
        (Please RSVP to kagruzd@nola.gov)

5 Mid-City Tree Planting sponsored by Groundwork, ABA and SOUL, 9 am-noon
       Meet at Parkway Bakery and Tavern, 538 Hagan Ave., New Orleans, 70119

5  2nd Annual Tree Fest and Big Treesy Giveaway sponsored by Nola Tree Project, 9 am-1 pm
      St. George’s Episcopal School, 923 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans, 70115 

5  Tremé Meet and Greet with Waterwise Nola, 9:30-11 am
        814 N Robertson, New Orleans, 70116

9 Restoration Planting in Maurepas Swamp, sponsored by Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, 9 am
       Lake Maurepas, Register for Details

11-13 Public Lab Barnraising at Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium in Chauvin, La. (RSVP required)
       Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, 8124 Highway 56, Chauvin, 70344

12 Walk-and-Learn Tour of Bayou St. John Marsh Creation Project with LPBF and Restore the Mississippi River Delta, 12 pm
      Park by the levee near 1624 Cloverleaf Road, New Orleans, 70124

12 Kayak-and-Learn Tour on Bayou St. John with Kayak-iti-yat and Restore the Mississippi River Delta, 1 pm
       Bayou St. John near 3494 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, 70119
        (RSVP to  PhillipsMa@nwf.org. $25 with kayak rental, $5 without)

12 8th Annual Bye Bye Hurricane Season Party sponsored by Evacuteer, 2-5 pm
      Along Bayou St. John at Orleans Ave. (RSVP online)

12 Aqua Drinks Happy Hour sponsored by LifeCity and Restore the Mississippi River Delta, 4 pm
      Parkway Bakery and Tavern, 538 Hagan Ave., New Orleans, 70119

14 Integrating Resilience into Local Government Operations, a Water Challenge workshop at Propeller, 5 pm
     Propeller Incubator 4035 Washington Ave., New Orleans, 70125 

15 America Recycles Day sponsored by LifeCity, 11:30 am-1 pm (workshop), 1-3 pm (tour)
      Latrobe’s, 403 Royal St., New Orleans, 70130
        (Register to attend or volunteer)

15 Locally Vested: Keeping Nola Businesses Afloat presented by LCIA, 5 pm
      The Frenchmen Theater at Bamboula’s, 516 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, 70119
       (RSVP online)

15 Community Conversation on the State Coastal Master Plan presented by CPRA and partners, 5:30 pm
      Docville Farm, 124 E St Bernard Hwy, Violet, 70092
       (RSVP to CarterS@nwf.org, details here)

16 Tour of Eastbank Wastewater Treatment Plant hosted by Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, 10 am
      6501 Florida Ave, New Orleans, 70117
       (Screening Form due by Nov. 1 to collabortive@nolawater.org)

17 City Hall Bioswale Walk-and-Learn and Soil Testing Demo with EcoServices and Dana Brown & Associates, 4 pm
     1451 Poydras St., New Orleans, 70112
       (learn more about soil infiltration testing here)

19 City of New Orleans Neighborhood Summit, 9 am-2 pm; Summit Soiree at WWII Museum, 7-9 pm
     University Medical Center Conference Center, 2000 Canal St., New Orleans, 70112

19 Restoration Planting in Maurepas Swamp, sponsored by Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, 9 am
       Lake Maurepas. Register for Details

19 Kayak tour of historic Fort Proctor in St. Bernard Parish with Kayak-iti-yat and Greater New Orleans Water Collaborative, 9:45 am
     1201 Yscloskey Hwy. (Shell Beach, St. Bernard Parish, 70085
        (Waiver must be signed on site or e-mailed to info@kayakitiyat.com.  Details.)  

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Thanks to our WATERFRONT partners:
Lower 9th Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development (CSED), Port of New Orleans, Jefferson Parish Environmental Department, Evacuteer, Groundwork New Orleans, Nola Tree Project, WaterWise Nola, Global Green,  Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, City of New Orleans Office of Resilience, Water Works, Propeller,  Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, Life City, National Wildlife Federation, Mississippi River Delta Restoration Coalition, Kayak-iti-yat, Public Lab, Dana Brown & Associates and EcoServices.