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Environmental Roundtable: Front Yard Initiative: Stormwater Management One Yard at a Time

Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Kimberly Kahn · · 5048652599

Location: Monroe Hall Room 610

Environmental Roundtables are facilitated discussions of important environmental issues, hosted by the Loyola University Environment Program. Facilitators include Environment Program students, faculty and guest hosts.

Felice Lavergne is the Urban Conservancy’s Project Manager. She oversees the Front Yard Initiative, an incentive program encouraging onsite permeability through the removal of excessive paving; Building Active Stewardship in New Orleans (BASIN)an environmental literacy and stewardship program for youth; and advocacy which includes anything from hosting public forums to submitting Master Plan amendments.

Felice is a graduate of the UNO Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) program, with an emphasis on Environmental and Hazard Mitigation Planning and Land Use and Urban Design. She holds a B.S. in Psychology from Loyola University New Orleans.

Felice is a certified member of the Louisiana Master Naturalists of Greater New Orleans, from which she learned much about observation and plant identification.

A Louisiana native, Felice is passionate about this unique and wonderful state and looks forward to continuing her personal and professional journey here.

Lunch will be provided!

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For questions please contact Dr. Eric Hardy at or Kimberly Kahn at 



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