Audubon Parks - Audubon Nature Institute

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United States of America - Louisiana - New Orleans

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Audubon Parks - Audubon Nature Institute
6500 Magazine Street
Mailing: P.O. Box 4327
New Orleans
Louisiana 70178-4327 United States of America

Telephone: (504) 212-5235
Fax: (504) 212-5218
URL: www.auduboninstitute.org/visit/parks
Primary Email: air@auduboninstitute.org

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Tracey Henneman, Park Manager
    Curator's Name: Dianne Weber, Horticulture Manager
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 9
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Zoological Institution
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: Yes
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1884
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 14 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 12 Hectares
  • Total Area: 29 Hectares
    Latitude: 29.9233600
    Longitude: -90.1293070
    Annual Rainfall: 1829 mm
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Usdin Gardens St. Charles Gardens
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Audubon Park
  • Local Address: 6500 Magazine Street
  • Locality: City: New Orleans
  • Locality: State: Louisiana

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: No

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: No
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: No
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: Yes
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: No