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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...

2013-12-23 12:22:46

Season 2 Premieres Wednesday, January 1, 2014 NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Real Wild Animals of New Orleans would like to wish all a happy holiday with a special video of Santa visiting the penguins at Audubon Aquarium. Season 2 of the popular Audubon Nature Institute web series premieres January 1, 2014 with all new webisodes at www.RealWildAnimals.com. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

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...

2013-07-24 12:27:14

The Real Wild Animals of New Orleans NEW ORLEANS, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Host Chriss Knight guides viewers behind-the-scenes of Audubon Zoo, Aquarium, and Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in The Real Wild Animals of New Orleans. Premiering Thursday, July 25 at 6pm CT, the new web series will give viewers a backstage pass to meet the beloved animals and dedicated staff of Audubon Nature Institute. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-07-11 12:22:04

NEW ORLEANS, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is excited to announce the opening of a new interactive exhibit that shines light on Louisiana's fishing industry. GEAUX FISH! offers visitors a fun, hands-on opportunity to learn about Louisiana's fishing industry, while educating guests about the importance of protecting these abundant aquatic resources. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2006-05-20 22:42:45

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans voters voted narrowly on Saturday to give outspoken Mayor Ray Nagin four more years to carry out his plans for rebuilding the hurricane-ravaged city and bring home tens of thousands of displaced residents. Nagin's rival, Louisiana Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu, conceded defeat after an exceptionally close runoff that was watched around the world. "We as a people have got to come together so that we can speak with one voice and one purpose, and I am...

2006-04-22 17:35:44

By Jeffrey Jones NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleanians voted on Saturday in their battered city's first post-Katrina election, facing the tough choice of staying with Mayor Ray Nagin and his vision for rebuilding or opting for new blood. Voting was brisk in what many community leaders are calling the most important election in the nearly three-century history of the city known as the birthplace of jazz, which was devastated by the hurricane nearly eight months ago. At stake is the...

2006-04-22 09:59:35

By Jeffrey Jones NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleanians voted on Saturday in their battered city's first post-Katrina election, facing the tough choice of staying with Mayor Ray Nagin and his vision for rebuilding or opting for new blood. Polls opened after dawn for what many community leaders are calling the most important election in the nearly three-century history of the city known as the birthplace of jazz, which was devastated by the hurricane nearly eight months ago. At stake...

2006-04-20 09:45:00

By Jeffrey Jones NEW ORLEANS -- The improvisation that drives the jazz music born in New Orleans has proven crucial in the first mayoral campaign since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city. New Orleans goes to the polls on Saturday for the first of what will likely be two votes for the top job, which incumbent Ray Nagin hopes to keep so he can implement his plans to rejuvenate the cash-strapped city. It's been a campaign like no other. Katrina scattered families in all directions, and more than...

2006-03-25 18:35:11

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON (Reuters) - New Orleans city election campaigns are being waged where the voters are -- in cities like Baton Rouge, Houston, Dallas and Austin, where many residents ended up after being scattered by Hurricane Katrina. Mayoral candidates including incumbent Ray Nagin and leading rivals Democratic Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu and Audubon Nature Institute President Ron Forman have traveled to meet with evacuees still living outside their devastated city, which exceed...