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Limitless vistas, inc. limitless vistas, inc.-2289

  1. 1. I WILL… Created by: Calvin Pitcher November 2013
  2. 2. Helping Young Adults Find Careers LVI was established in 2006, as a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing environmental job training to young adults between the ages of 17-29. This program was founded by Patrick Barnes, a professional geologist who had a vision to involve inner city youth of New Orleans in the greatest career opportunity, restoring and sustaining the environment.
  3. 3. Environmental Job Training Through Community Service
  4. 4. PLANTERS GROVE PARK -This park was created by LVI in partnership with the Planters Corporation as a way to beautify the neighborhood. It is located in the Central City neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana. - We learn marketable job skills by maintaining the park for the community.
  5. 5. Environmental Technician Skills Learned Through: -Water quality sampling - Removal of invasive species - fauna/flora -Mapping were we find these plants or animals -Cleaning up trash around this parks Glisson Park Jean Lafitte National Park
  6. 6. Water Quality Sampling (increased knowledge of environmental changes) -Clarity/Secchi tube -Temperature -Salinity/Refractometer -pH level -Dissolved oxygen(DO)
  7. 7. INVASIVE SPECIES IDENTIFICATION AND REMOVAL Channel Apple Snail Water Hyacinth
  8. 8. Song Bird Habitat Building new song bird habitats in New Orleans City Park
  9. 9. Wetlands Restoration Planting Bald Cypress Trees In Jean Lafitte National Preserve
  10. 10. Grand Isle • 1 mile of beach cleanup • Picking up trash and debris • Quantification of debris for scientific reporting purposes
  11. 11. Graduation
  12. 12. Future Goals of Limitless Vistas, Inc.  Increase number of at–risk young adults reached by the program  Increase training and certifications offered  Purchase additional tools and equipment needed for training  Fund additional volunteer opportunities

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