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Front Yard Initiative (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-01-27

Duration: 00:05:58

Subjects: Environment | Nature


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Eness, Dana Interviewee


This segment from the January 27, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the Urban Conservancy’s Front Yard Initiative in New Orleans. She interviews Dana Eness, the executive director of the Urban Conservancy, who discusses their efforts to manage stormwater by planting more trees and native plants in front yards that were previously overpaved.