GREEN SCHOOLS. GREEN TOOLS. GREENBUILD 2014
Request for Proposals: Greenbuild 2014 Tours
New Orleans Host Committee invites you to submit a Greenbuild tour
proposal. Don't miss this opportunity to showcase all of the amazing
things going on in our community!
Deadline for submissions is March 10, 2014, at 5:00 pm. Please direct all questions and submissions to Donna Barry. Please note that all proposals should be submitted via this online form.
Submit Proposals Here
Louisiana Green Schools Challenge Projects Wrapping Up:
Final Submissions Due March 28th
It has been quite the year of the Inaugural Green Schools Challenge! We have seen amazing work from students, teachers, and mentors for the Challenge, confirming our suspicion that Louisiana schools are ready to go green.
Projects should wrap up by March 14th, and Final Project Submissions are due March 28th. Please find the instructions for uploading final projects to the FTP below.
GSC Final Project Submission Instructions
RIGHT: Students from John Paul the Great Academy in Lafayette, LA installing raised garden beds. Faculty Rep: Kory Akers,
Mentor: Eddie Cazayoux, EnviroMental Design
"Living Green in New Orleans: Earth Day 2014"
When: EARTH DAY! Tuesday, April 22nd, 5-9 pm
Where: New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park
Presentation and book signing by Dana Brown (Dana Brown & Associates)
Speaker from the US Green Building Council's Center for Green Schools
Celebrating the winners of the 2013-14 Louisiana Green Schools Challenge!
Music, food, cooking demonstrations, renewable energy and green building information, information from your favorite local organizations and local products from your favorite local companies!
Admission is free, suggested donation. Please contact Jolie Lemoine regarding sponsorships, volunteering, information booths, and vender registration, or download the Vendor Registration form HERE
2013 Sustainability Leadership Winners Announced!
The 2013 Sustainability Leaders were announced at the USGBC Louisiana Annual Meeting, on Wednesday Dec. 11th, at Propeller Incubator in New Orleans.
Congratulations to these Sustainability Leaders and thanks to everyone for supporting USGBC Louisiana at our Annual Meeting!
- Davis Rhorer, Baton Rouge Downtown Development District (Communty Champion)
- Julie Rexford, Harry Hurst Middle School (Community Champion)
- Elizabeth Brooks, Save the Horse Farm/ Lafayette Central Park (Community Championship Team)
- Greater New Orleans Foundation and the Urban Institute: The Urban Water Series (Innovation Champions)
Sustainability Leadership Award Winners
(clockwise from the bottom left): Shannon Stage, USGBC Louisiana Executive Director; Julie Rexford, Harry Hurst Middle School; Martha Landrum, Greater New Orleans Foundation; Z Smith, USGBC Louisiana Board of Directors Chair; Sandi Rosenbloom, the Urban Institute; Julia MacMullen, Greater New Orleans Foundation; and Elizabeth "EB” Brooks, Lafayette Central Park. (not pictured: Davis Rhorer, Community Champion, Baton Rouge Downtown Development District)
| ||2014 Greenbuild Host Committee members include: |
(Clockwise from bottom left)
Craig Turner (Make It Right), Michelle Pyne (Global Green), Arthur Johnson (CSED) , Charles Allen (City of New Orleans), Amanda Rivera (Eskew+Dumez+Ripple), Shannon Stage (USGBC Louisiana), Erin Ryerson (Verges Rome Architects), Casius Pealer (Tulane University), Cesar Rodriguez (Make It Right), and Tim Adams (City of New Orleans).
Green Apple Day of Service is a Hit in Louisiana
On Saturday, September 28th, approximately 150 volunteers across Louisiana came out to help renovate our education facilities in New Orleans and Lafayette. In collaboration with the Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development's Chartres House Community Education center and Firstline Schools Samuel J. Green, Joseph S. Clark, and Langston Hughes Academy, along with Habitat for Humanity, Ul Lafayette, and Lafayette High School, Green Apple Day of Service made a big impact in Louisiana.
Special thanks to our sponsors, without whom this day would not have been possible: