EVENTS

We will be doing iris rescued events in May and June, 2021.  We'll start planting the irises out in field in October.  Feel free to join us.

Upcoming and Past Events

  • Jan 09, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Port Manchac, Akers, LA 70421, USA
    The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) and C.R.U.S.H. Project has invited volunteers from the Louisiana Iris Conservation Initiative to participate in a cypress tree planting on Saturday, January 9, 2021.
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  • Dec 22, 2020, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    62883 LA-1089, 62883 LA-1089, Mandeville, LA 70448, USA
    The Louisiana Iris Conservation Initiative (LICI) will be doing an iris planting event near a picnic pavilion at Fontainebleau State Park near Mandeville, La on Tuesday, December 22.
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  • Dec 20, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    4917 City Park Dr, 4917 City Park Dr, Lafitte, LA 70067, USA
    Volunteers will work to plant rescued I. giganticaerulea Louisiana species irises in the swamp next the boardwalk.
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  • Dec 16, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    3599 Bayou Black Dr, 3599 Bayou Black Dr, Houma, LA 70360, USA
    I. giganticaerulea species irises from the LICI iris rescue program will be used for this planting.
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  • Dec 12, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    6401 Florida Ave, 6401 Florida Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117, USA
    Volunteers are needed to help plant I. giganticaerulea species Louisiana irises along a bank of the newly constructed pond at the Sankofa Wetland Park and Nature Trail.
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  • Jul 17, 2020, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    1510 Deslonde St, 1510 Deslonde St, New Orleans, LA 70117, USA
    Help us save Louisiana wild irises.
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  • Fri, Jun 26
    Location is TBD
    Jun 26, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    We're hoping to rescue a few thousand Louisiana irises from a site west of New Orleans and plant them at our new iris holding area in the lower Ninth Ward.
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The Louisiana Iris Conservation Initiative, Inc. is a Louisiana non-profit corporation that has been formed for the purpose of organizing Louisiana iris rescue and planting projects involving wild, native irises threatened with destruction.