View a virtual exhibition of John Taylor’s work, exploring the Bayou Bienvenue Wetland Triangle.View Virtual Exhibition
There will also by a QR code linking to the scavenger hunt on a sign at the Museum on Saturday.
Support for the Free Family Day Art Bags has also been provided by Holy Cross Neighborhood Association, Lower 9th Ward Neighborhood Association and NENA.
Listen to an interview with artist John Taylor. Taylor speaks on his memories of the Bayou Bienvenue Wetland Triangle before the MRGO canal devastated the area, how the wetlands have fostered his environmentalism and what inspired him to start creating walking sticks.
Participate in a guided activity and learn what biodiversity is and how you can measure the number of plants and animals in your area. Biodiversity is an indicator of the health of an ecosystem. Materials needed: clipboard, paper, pencil and color pencils.
Visit thegreenhour.org for more nature-based activities from the National Wildlife Federation. Updated weekly.
Listen to a Curated Conversation between Ogden Museum Curator of Photography Richard McCabe and photographer Ben Depp. Depp discusses his artistic practice and unique photography technique; use of a hang glider to capture aerial views of the rapidly declining Louisiana coast.
Learn about causes of coastal land loss in this Interactive Video and hands-on activity with the Pontchartrain Conservancy. Visit scienceforourcoast.org to access accompanying materials for the activity and more Interactive Videos on environmental science.
Join Restore the Mississippi River Delta and record your story of #Ourcoast. Stories are powerful tools that unite and inspire us, even when we’re apart. This project will allow us to shine a light on and share just how important Louisiana’s coast is to each of us. By participating in the Restore #OurCoast project, you can help motivate others to get involved and educate decision-makers to prioritize our coast so future generations will have their own stories to tell. Whatever your connection, Louisiana’s coast needs your voice to help protect its future. With your stories, we can get beyond the statistics and maps, bring the places we love across our coast to light and put faces to the many who love Louisiana and want action taken on coastal restoration.Record Your #OurCoast Story Here