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2014-08-29 12:23:04

Project Launches Yearlong Environmental Conservation and Restoration Initiative NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 29, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, in partnership with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) and Audubon Nature Institute, conducted an all-day wetland restoration project at the Audubon Louisiana Nature Center. The event launched "CITGO Caring for Our Coast," a yearlong environmental conservation and restoration campaign in coastal regions....

2014-08-28 08:23:49

Volunteer Event Commemorates Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 29, the Southern University Marching Band will perform in its first performance of the 2014 school year in front of hundreds of volunteers at the Audubon Louisiana Nature Center at a coastal restoration event sponsored by CITGO Petroleum Corporation, the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) and Audubon Nature Institute. The award-winning and nationally-renowned...

2014-06-16 08:25:48

NEW ORLEANS, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

Breaking Ground For The Alliance For Sustainable Wildlife
2014-01-09 12:03:46

Audubon Nature Institute Audubon Nature Institute and San Diego Zoo Global Break Ground for The Alliance for Sustainable Wildlife: A Conservation Alliance to Enhance the Sustainability of Threatened Animal Populations Officials from Audubon Nature Institute and San Diego Zoo Global took the first steps today in building a breeding center for rare and endangered species. Scooping shovels of dirt, dignitaries including New Orleans Councilwomen Jackie Clarkson and Kristin Palmer and State...

2013-12-03 23:30:11

Visitors get behind-the-scenes experience with Audubon Zoo's new Elephant Barn Tour experience. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Beginning Friday November 22, Audubon Zoo will unveil a visitor experience offering an up-close look at the new state-of-the-art living quarters for Panya and Jean, its two female Asian elephants. The encounters also offer visitors a chance to chat with the elephants’ keepers and a rare opportunity to meet the pachyderms face to face. The Elephant...

2011-07-20 08:22:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If New Orleans isn't exactly top of mind when it comes to places for great family vacations, it's time to think again! To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/51082-audubon-zoo-aquarium-parakeet-vacation-family-new-orleans (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110720/MM35805) There is so much fun for families in the Big Easy, and some of these activities are new this summer....


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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