Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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Woodlands Conservancy

Contact Info


1112 Engineers Road
Suite 23
Belle Chasse, Louisiana 70037

Directions To Agency: Directions to Park at 449 F. Edward Hebert Blvd.: From downtown New Orleans, take the Crescent City Connection to the Westbank. Take the General DeGaulle East Exit, 9B. Merge onto General DeGaulle and travel 2.9 miles continuing over the Intracoastal Canal. Enter traffic circle at the end of the bridge ramp and exit left to go under the bridge. Drive .6 miles on Hwy.406/Woodland Hwy. to the caution light and turn left onto F. Edward Hebert Blvd. The entrance is .6 miles down on the left. Drive along the canal to the parking area at the Trailhead. Directions to Office at 1112 Engineers Road: From downtown New Orleans, take the Crescent City Connection to the Westbank. Stay on the Westbank Expressway, take the Hwy. 23 exit toward Belle Chasse. Stay on Highway 23 through several lights until you come to the stop light immediately before the Belle Chasse Turnnel and Bridge. Turn right on Engineers Road. The office is about 1/2 mile down on the right.
Primary Phone: 504.433.4000

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Info Woodlands

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Beginning date for service:03/22/2012

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
Agency needs:
Woodlands Conservancy is in need of energetic, visionary students with a passion for bottomland hardwood forested environments - one of our region's fading resources. Specific areas of need include: Ecosystem Restoration Research - collect data on status of reforestation efforts, e.g., GPS newly planted seedlings and trees, record species and characteristics that can be assessed over tim
Woodlands Conservancy is preserving and protecting vital parcels of forested wetlands that provide habitat for wildlife and migratory birds.

Mission statements

Woodlands Conservancy was organized in 2001 with the mission to preserve and develop an ecosystem dedicated to creating daily public opportunities for recreation, ecotourism and education in a natural and historic setting.    The vision of Woodlands Conservancy is to be the regional model for the conservation of hardwood forests, and a leader in the advocacy and preservation of Louisiana’s coastal forest ecosystems.

Value statement

The Woodlands Conservancy organization and members value the following characteristics of the 10,000-acre peninsula formed by Orleans and Plaquemines parish: • the rural character provided by the unique expanses of bottomland hardwood forested and wetland areas • the cultural and military history and the remaining ruins and structures of the past • wildlife, migratory birds, forested sce

Populations Served by Agency

  • Local Residents and Tourists

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Community and Ecosystem Resilience
  • Community Outreach
  • Data entry into Fund Raising Software
  • Ecosystem Restoration and Research
  • Promotion of Walkable, Liveable Communities
  • Public Relations
  • Sustainability

Public Service Needs

  • Report of Metrics Accomplished
  • Brochure
  • Completion of 3 volunteer/guided hike events
  • Newsletter

Resource Needs for this agency

  • community support, volunteers, monetary resources
  • Funding for recovery projects
  • Grant Writing
  • Membership development
  • Publicity and Fundraising
  • Research, outreach, coordination

Services Provided by Agency

  • Bird Banding Research
  • Ecosystem Restoration Activities & Research
  • Green Space
  • Historical Preservation - WWII Ammunition Magazines
  • Interpretive Outdoor Education
  • Recreational venue

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