Photos from Camp – Week of Feb. 14, 2016

February 23rd, 2016 by in Photo Galleries, The Latest

Feb. 23, 2016- Our streak of great weather continued, and wow, it’s amazing how much can get done in one week!


K+10: Tree Planting and Wetlands Restoration

March 5th, 2015 by in Blogs, The Latest

March 5, 2015- Levees aren’t the only means of protecting areas from hurricanes. Wetlands – especially tree-filled swamps – are natural barriers that can be highly effective at blocking storm surge (when healthy), and it was within such an environment that New Orleans was first built.


Photos from Camp Restore – December 2014

December 23rd, 2014 by in Photo Galleries, The Latest

December 23, 2014- From planting trees in the wetlands to decorating trees at the Lower 9 Senior Center, it’s been a great month!


Stilt Houses in St. Bernard

October 18th, 2012 by in Blogs, The Latest

Walt told me too of a couple whose house is on stilts – 17 feet off the ground. They lost their stairs. Since the couple is in their 80s they have a couple of different ways to get up to the house. There is a hand pulled elevator, and there is a ladder.



September 13th, 2012 by in Blogs, Photo Galleries, The Latest

Two weeks after Hurricane Isaac came ashore, a clearer picture is emerging of the damage left in its wake. In Braithwaite, LA, south of St. Bernard Parish, Kathy Wendling and Lois Sullivan recently met with several affected families connected to RAI through the Spirit of Hope program.


Hurricane Isaac Response

September 5th, 2012 by in News from NOLA, The Latest

Camp Restore is inviting short-term volunteer groups to join in the recovery effort following Hurricane Isaac. Volunteers of all ages high-school and up are requested, and specific skills are not required.