Betty Virginia Park http://redriverradio.org en From storm drain to the Gulf: Science teacher canoes Louisiana's waterways http://redriverradio.org/post/storm-drain-gulf-science-teacher-canoes-louisianas-waterways <p>A Shreveport science teacher will spend spring break canoeing 150 miles -- from Simmesport, La., to the Atchafalaya Bay -- to raise awareness about the state’s waterways. This is the third leg of a nearly 400-mile journey that began in a Shreveport storm drain&nbsp;one year ago. Jon Soul has created the Bayou to Bay educational program to help young people become more appreciative of the watersheds around them.</p><p></p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 15:16:53 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 25188 at http://redriverradio.org From storm drain to the Gulf: Science teacher canoes Louisiana's waterways Pumpkin Shine event to draw hundreds of families http://redriverradio.org/post/pumpkin-shine-event-draw-hundreds-families <P>Thousands of people are expected to stroll through Betty Virginia Park in Shreveport Wednesday night. The walking path will be lined with 1,000 carved pumpkins. The event, Pumpkin Shine on Line, is in its 21st year. It's headed up by the Southfield School Parent's Association. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 18:22:07 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 18932 at http://redriverradio.org Pumpkin Shine event to draw hundreds of families