Photos from Camp – Week of Feb. 8, 2015

February 21st, 2015 by in Photo Galleries, The Latest
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Feb. 21, 2015- We had a great range of projects last week, and many familiar faces along with some new friends!

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Nine Years After Katrina: Where We Stand

August 28th, 2014 by in News from NOLA, The Latest
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August 28, 2014- In many ways, New Orleans’ story is also the story of 21st-century America. We have a lot of work to do, but we also have many new opportunities to use our God-given personal gifts and resources to do it.

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Photos from Camp – Week of 6/23/2013

July 3rd, 2013 by in Photo Galleries, The Latest
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We had a fantastic time serving around New Orleans the last week of June, with all sorts of projects going on, from construction to summer camps for youth to preparing cypress trees which will be planted in the wetlands!

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Planting with the Wetlands Tree Foundation

June 1st, 2013 by in News from NOLA, The Latest
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June 1, 2013- We recently received the following update from Blaise Petzold with the Wetlands Tree Foundation, with whom Camp Restore volunteers have partnered over the past several years to plant trees in St. Bernard Parish.

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Take It From The Intern: A Reflection

May 22nd, 2013 by in Blogs, The Latest
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May 22, 2013- I had left the familiar hilly suburbs of Northern Virginia for a deltaic landscape dominated by canals and muggy bayous. I would call the Crescent City home as I completed my internship with Camp Restore. What would unfold over the next three months will leave a distinct mark on my life.

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Restoring Our Wetlands – Part Two

October 7th, 2012 by in News from NOLA, The Latest
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We take a look at the projects underway to help restore the Mississippi River Delta and its critical wetlands.

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Restoring Our Wetlands – Part One

July 8th, 2012 by in News from NOLA, The Latest
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“Yet it is safe to say that the development of the delta country during the twentieth century… …at whatever cost… …will be so remarkable that the people of the whole United States can well afford, when the time comes, to build a protective levee against the Gulf waters.” National Geographic, 1897

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