Quest Partners

To find the right person to interview…

You will need to interview one person from each of the categories. Use the symbol to help you identify them.

Using Energy and Materials Wisely 

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Demonstrating Care for Natural Places and Things

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Developing a Deeper Personal Relationship with the Earth

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You can find out the location and more information about the organizations on the Google map, in the 2016 Quest booklet online version (printable or viewable with Adobe Reader), or using the links below. Powerpoint with videos coming soon!

Click on the image to visit their webpage.

Alliance for Affordable EnergyLightbulb

Learn about environmentally responsible and affordable energy use, global warming, and what you can do to help.

 

Global Green Lightbulb

Global Green’s Holy Cross Project builds energy efficient homes in areas affected by Hurricane Katrina.  They also educate people on sustainable building techniques for homes and schools.

Earth Energy NOLALightbulbHand

Audrey Evans uses energy and materials wisely in herhome and business. She evaluates the efficient use of energy in buildings.

Green Light New OrleansLightbulbheart

Green Light installs free energy efficient light bulbs to New Orleanians, demonstrating the impact that individual actions can make on our environment.

The Green ProjectLightbulbheart

The Green Project sells reusable building materials, recycles paint, offers gardening and building workshops and hosts events promoting a greener New Orleans

 

Hollygrove Market and Farmheart

Hollygrove sells locally grown and organic food products and offers training and workshops on many aspects of urban farming.  The site features composting, cistern irrigation, recycling and more.

Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve– Barataria Unit heartHand

Jean Lafitte shelters many animals and wetland and forest areas over thousands of acres.

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundationheart

The group behind the Save Our Lake bumper stickers is dedicated to preserving the Lake Pontchartrain Basin.

Grayhawk PerkinsHand

Grayhawk Perkins has been involved in many environmental projects. This along with his Native American heritage has made him knowledgeable that he himself is a part of the Earth.

 

 

 Parkway Partners Programheart

Parkway Partners transform vacant lots into gardens and help schools and citizens to build community gardens.

Public Library (various)LightbulbheartHand

Research a person who uses energy and materials wisely or a method of using energy and materials wisely. Check current magazine publications and with the librarian.

 

 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – Bayou Sauvageheart

Offering many programs in natural areas, such as canoe trips. Bayou Sauvage offers visitors a chance to learn about Louisiana’s wilderness areas.

 

My child enjoys being outdoors more than before; looking for insects.

Dibert Parent

 

 

 

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Donation Total: $25.00

PROGRAMS

Lost TreasuresLost Treasures
a full academic year program taught weekly in the classroom for third grade and on into fourth grade
Earth KeepersEarthkeepers
a three-day Outdoor Classroom program for fourth grade
Sunship EarthSunship Earth
a five-day/four-night Outdoor Classroom residential program for fifth grade
Sunship 3Sunship III
a three-day/two-night Outdoor Classroom residential program for seventh grade