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Eat a Bug: Audubon Insectarium, New Orleans

Eat a Bug: Audubon Insectarium, New Orleans

May 19, 2011 No Comments The Audubon Nature Institute has been a part of the New Orleans family since 1914, when the Audubon Commission was established by state law. The Commission’s first project was the development of Audubon Park, an urban green space on the site of the United States’ first commercial sugar plantation. The park, originally named Upper City ...

 

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Stingrays, Penguins and Hurricanes, Oh My! Audubon Aquarium, New Orleans

Stingrays, Penguins and Hurricanes, Oh My! Audubon Aquarium, New Orleans

May 19, 2011 No Comments Established in 1914 as the Audubon Commission, the Audubon Nature Institute operates 10 parks and attractions throughout the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. Opened in 1990, the Audubon Aquarium is located on the edge of the French Quarter where Canal Street meets the Mississippi River. The Aquarium was one of the first attractions to establish ...

 

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Meet the Rare White Alligators: Audubon Zoo, New Orleans

Meet the Rare White Alligators: Audubon Zoo, New Orleans

May 18, 2011 No Comments The Audubon Nature Institute consists of 10 parks and attractions throughout New Orleans, all devoted to conservation. The Institute got its start in 1914 as the Audubon Commission, established by state law to manage what was then Upper City Park. Now known as Audubon Park, it was built on a portion of the nation’s first ...

 

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