Audubon Nature Institute


Audubon Nature Institute

The Audubon Nature Institute is family of museums and parks dedicated to nature based in New Orleans, Louisiana. It consists of the Audubon Zoo, Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Audubon Park, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Entergy IMAX Theatre, Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species (ACRES), Audubon Wilderness Park, and the Audubon Insectarium.

The institute was the executive producer of "Hurricane on the Bayou", [ [http://hurricaneonthebayou.com/html/ "Hurricane on the Bayou": official website] ] an IMAX film released on the anniverary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall in 2006. Philip Kennicott, [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/21/AR2007032102167.html "Rose-Colored Lens: In Louisiana, Environmental Destruction Never Looked So Pretty"] , Washington Post, March 22, 2007]

The institute is no longer a part of the National Wetlands Coalition, but it is a "cooperating organization" with America's Wetland Campaign, which is sponsored by British Gas, Citgo, ConocoPhillips, and other energy companies. [http://www.americaswetland.com/custompage.cfm?pageid=2&cid=30]

References

External links

* [http://www.auduboninstitute.org/site/PageServer?pagename=About_Us Official website ("About us")]
* [http://www.guidestar.org/pqShowGsReport.do?partner=justgive&ein=51-0157624 Guidestar information]
* [http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm/bay/search.summary/orgid/3332.htm Charity Navigator information]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Audubon movement — The Audubon movement is a collective name for the more than 500 Audubon clubs, societies, and organizations in North America, all of which take their name from the famous bird artist John James Audubon. Origins Audubon lived from 1785 to 1851,… …   Wikipedia

  • Audubon Zoo — Infobox zoo zoo name=Audubon Zoo image caption=Entrance to Zoo parking on Magazine Street date opened=1914 [ [http://www.waza.org/network/index.php?main=zoos view=namerica detail=audubon WAZA World Association of Zoos and Aquariums] ]… …   Wikipedia

  • Audubon — Most United States references to Audubon are a tribute to John James Audubon, a 19th century US American ornithologist and painter. Places*Audubon, Iowa *Audubon, Minnesota *Audubon, New Jersey *Audubon, Pennsylvania *Audubon Avenue (Manhattan)… …   Wikipedia

  • Audubon — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Audubon peut faire référence à : Toponymie Audubon, une localité du comté homonyme dans l Iowa, Audubon, est un quartier de La Nouvelle Orléans en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Audubon Insectarium — The Audubon Insectarium is a entomology museum in New Orleans, Louisiana. Part of the Audubon Nature Institute complex, it is located on the first floor of the U.S. Custom House Federal Building. The Audubon Insectarium opened in June 2008.… …   Wikipedia

  • John James Audubon — John James Audubon, mit vollem Namen John James La Forest Audubon, (* 26. April 1785 in Les Cayes, Haiti; † 27. Januar 1851 in New York) war ein US amerikanischer Ornithologe und Zeichner. Sein Hauptwerk ist Die Vögel Amerikas. Er beschrieb auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • List of nature centers in the United States — NOTOC ListByUSStateTOC center=yes bottom left=yes washington dc=yes territories=yes seealso=yesAlabama* [http://www.biophilia.net Biophilia Nature Center] (Elberta, Alabama) * [http://www.outdooralabama.com/public lands/stateLands/WNC/ Gatra… …   Wikipedia

  • New Orleans — The Big Easy and NOLA redirect here. For other uses, see The Big Easy (disambiguation) and NOLA (disambiguation). This article is about the city. For other uses, see New Orleans (disambiguation). City of New Orleans Ville de La Nou …   Wikipedia

  • Ron Forman — (born Leon Ronald Forman, c. 1948) is the head of the Audubon Nature Institute and was one of the leading candidates in the New Orleans mayoral election, 2006.Forman worked in the administration of mayor Moon Landrieu in the early 1970s. Forman… …   Wikipedia

  • New Orleans, Louisiana — Infobox Settlement official name = City of New Orleans native name = Ville de La Nouvelle Orléans nickname = The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, Nawlins, and NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA). website =… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.