Meg Adams

Meg is the Director of Environmental Stewardship for New Orleans City Park. She has been at the Park since 2007, when she joined the efforts to rebuild the Park in the aftermath of catastrophic Katrina flooding. While rebuilding the damaged areas, and managing the construction of new facilities, she started the Green Team and has expanded their impact from a small group of individuals who initiated recycling in the Park, to a staff-wide program to institute sustainable practices into all aspects of park operations. She and her team are working to improve the natural areas of the Park, to optimize energy use, and to decrease the waste stream by composting and recycling. She received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Tulane University, and is a registered Professional Engineer in Louisiana. She is a Past President of the New Orleans Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Prior to working at the Park, she was a consultant in the field of design and construction management, consulting on numerous projects in the New Orleans area, including the Swamp Exhibit and the Tea Room at Audubon Park, the Erato Street Cruise Ship Terminal for the Port of New Orleans, The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden for NOMA, Harrah’s Casino, and the Riverwalk Marketplace. She is a Certified Louisiana Master Naturalist, a member of the Native Plant Initiative and a Fellow of Environmental Communication at Loyola  University. She was the producer of the Going Green show on WRBH, Radio for the Blind and Print Handicapped.