THE EXPERTS WHO MAKE UP THE CONSULTANT TEAM FOR THE ATCHAFALAYA WATER HERITAGE TRAIL BRING UNIQUE PERSPECTIVES TO THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND PROJECT.

Jeffrey Carbo Landscape Architects

LEAD FIRM / LANDSCAPE DESIGN

Established in 1995, Jeffrey Carbo Landscape Architects is a nationally recognized and award-winning landscape architecture and site planning firm. Their experience consists of a continuum of successfully completed works, including: residential and estate gardens; regional parks; institutional, corporate and academic campuses; botanical gardens; environmental education venues; urban streetscapes; and large-scale planning initiatives. Each work embraces a thoughtful and resolute mission: clear purpose and artful execution within the ideology of classic simplicity. The company’s goal is to identify unique local characteristics and incorporate those features with subtle and abstract interpretations.

SUZANNE TURNER ASSOCIATES

SITE RESEARCH, IDENTIFICATION + SELECTION

Suzanne Turner Associates is a design, planning and research firm whose portfolio includes landscapes of all types and scales in which the meaning of place matters. STA’s interest is in the unlocking of the landscape’s layers and their complexity and richness. Each landscape’s unique potential is unlocked by understanding it well—by reading the marks of human and natural interactions that are contained within the physical fabric of the site and within the stories of the place. This investigation, aided by a large library of historic and contemporary landscape design volumes, is the starting point for developing design and planning concepts for sustainable places that reinforce continuity in community and communicate the times during which we live.

CENTER FOR PLANNING EXCELLENCE

TRAIL IDENTITY / OUTREACH

CPEX is a non-profit planning organization dedicated to seeing all communities in Louisiana made extraordinary through planning excellence. They help create highly functional, equitable communities throughout the state that capitalize on their unique qualities through community-driven planning and implementation. CPEX provides best practice planning models, innovative policy ideas, outreach support and technical assistance to individual communities that wish to create and enact master plans dealing with transportation and infrastructure needs, equitable housing opportunities, environmental issues and quality design for the built environment. CPEX brings community members and leaders together and provides guidance as they work toward a shared vision for future growth.

LEO

MAPPING + SITE SELECTION

STANTEC

CIRCULATION + MAP DEVELOPMENT

THE NATURE CONSERVANCY

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY DEVELOPMENT + NATURAL RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT