|Parks & Parkway Commission |
Mandeville Parks and Parkways Commission
Scott Discon - Chairman
Lee Frederick - Vice Chairwoman
Karin Lorenz Crosby
Ann Marie Fargason
Street Tree Application
Causeway Triangle Wildflower Project
The City of Mandeville has contracted with the firm of
Dufreche-Perkins and Associates, LLC to develop a landscape plan for the large
area of open space at the intersection of East Causeway Approach and U.S.
The overall concept includes reestablishing a landscape
on the area’s native ecosystem, the long leaf Pine Savannah and a native-plan
community, consisting of native wildflowers.
The City has contracted with MeadowMakers to implement the native
wildflower portion of this plan.
Overall, the plan will include planting of Longleaf
Pines, Live Oaks and Red Oaks on the perimeter of the site and native
wildflowers on the interior of the site.
The project will provide over a hundred species of the
native wildflowers. This understory
planting mix will undergo a transformative process in the first few years, as
the native plants out-compete any weed establishment. In lieu of the natural yearly burn cycle the
local landscape originally thrived in, a onetime burn and a once per year
cutback of the wildflower area will be the only long term maintenance
commitment. This may result in the area
appearing "unkept” for the first few years; however, once established, this
wildflower area will provide an appropriate beautification for all to enjoy.
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Mandeville Parks and Parkways Commission provisions are outlined under CLURO sec 2.4.