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City Park, New Orleans

When Hurricane Katrina tore through New Orleans in August 2005, it left 90 percent of historic City Park—an area larger than New York's Central Park—underwater. It was a heavy blow to an urban oasis that had served millions of people every year: locals and visitors who came to play sports,...



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An honor reserved for the darkest of skies and the most stunning of starscapes was just awarded to @CanyonlandNPS https://t.co/LELeCadFfh
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New Orleans is looking to parks and green space to help manage storm water and climate-related challenges- http://t.co/2ln7ZLpnoV #katrina10
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We're turning unlikely places into pocket parks and plazas where residents can gather, stroll & relax in Minneasota- http://t.co/PWfLhSiCTM