projects

U.S Army Corps of Engineers – Restoration Ponds for Mississippi Dusky Gopher Frog Increase program – Ward Bayou Wildlife Management Area – Jackson County, Mississippi

Pastorek: Horticultural consulting and seed procurement of intermittent ponds designed for critically endangered Gopher Frog (Lithobates sevosus), summer and fall of 2017

The Dusky Gopher Frog photo/ John A. Tupy

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Wet Coastal Prairie restoration, Calcesieu Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Horticultural consulting and seed procurement for restoration of 209.7 acres of Wetland Coastal Prairie, 2013

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Wetland Coastal Prairie restoration, Cameron Parish, Louisiana

Pastorerk: Horticultural consulting and seed procurement for restoration of 117.2 acres, 2013

Cameron Parish, Louisiana

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Coastal Prairie restoration project, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana

Pastorerk: Horticultural consulting and seed procurement for restoration of 236.8 acres, 2014

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Repentance Park, City of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Horticultural consultant to the Landscape Architect, 2012

photo, Reed Hilderbrand

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Hilltop Arboretum Master Plan, LSU School of Art and Design, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Pastorerk: Horticultural consultant to the Landscape Architect, Reed Hilderbrand, design and management of prairie-meadow gardens, 2017

LSU’s Hilltop Arboretum Master Plan rendering, Reed-Hilderbrand Landscape Architects, Cambridge, Massechusettes

Inspired by Dr. Charles Allen and Dr. Malcolm Vidrine’s pioneering work with restoring native prairie, in Eunice, Louisiana, LSU’s Hilltop Arboretum Master Plan includes a three-acre prairie meadow landscape where native plants can be studied and enjoyed.

Dr. Charles M. Allen, Botanist (far left) and co-Founder of the Cajun Prairie Society, with students in the Hilltop Arboretum Prairie. Dr. Allen consults on on-going prairie management and offers his gardens in Vernon Parish, Louisiana for seed collecting, below.

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University of Western Alabama, Center for the Study of the Black Belt, Livingston, Sumter County, Alabama

Pastorek: Consulting and seed procurement, 2013

The UWA Prairie Garden with old Campbel House in Background
Blue Prairie Salvia (Salvia azurea) and Big Bluestem grass in October
photo credit UWA Black Belt Garden

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette Wild Garden, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Consulting and procurement of seed, 2018

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Louisiana Tech University Pine Prairie Swale Garden, Ruston, Lincoln County, Louisiana

Pastorek: Consulting and seed procurement, 2018

photo courtesy of Dr. D. Paul Jackson
photo courtesy of Dr. D. Paul Jackson

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Copiah-Lincoln Community College Oswalt Nature Trail, Wesson, Copiah County, Mississippi

Pastorek: Consulting and seed procurement, 2016

Rough-leafed Goldenrod and Swamp Sunflower, above, and Lance-leafed Blanketflower, below

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Coastal Prairie restoration project, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Consulting and seed procurement for restoration of 253.4 acres of Coastal prairie and streamside buffer, 2014

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Prairie restoration project, Cameron Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Horticultural consulting and seed procurement for restoration of 258.1 acres

intact but overgrazed, prairie-seeded pimple mounds are clearly evident in this photo of the restoration, by Pamela Fetterman

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Louisiana Department of Transportation Prairie Demonstration Gardens, Tremont, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana

I-20 in Tremont, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, Welcome Center and Rest Stop, 3/4 mile of prairie roadside right of way, 2017

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Louisiana Department of Transportation, City of Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, Conservation Gardens

Highway 190 at East Causeway Approach, Mandeville, St.Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Doll’s Daisy (boltonia asteroides), Savana Tickseed (Coreopsis linifolia), Hyssop-leafed Boneset (Eupatorium Hyssopifolium), and Little Bluestem grass (Schiachirium scoparium) at the Mandeville Conservation Gardenin October, 2017

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Louisiana Department of Transportation Prairie Habitat Demonstration Gardens, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana

Highway 190, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana, 2017

photo, Marc G Pastorek
Professor James Foret, School of Geosciences, University of Louisiana, Lafayette (far left) and prairie planting group, November, 2017
Willow-leafed Aster (Aster praealtus)
Bumble Bee on Bee Balm (Monarda fistulosa)

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New Orleans Museum of Art Sculpture Garden Expansion, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Horticultural consultant to the Landscape Architect Reed Hilderbrand, 2015

photo by NOMA
photoby NOMA
photo by Marc G Pastorek

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Brookshire Farms, Artisan Grass-fed Beef prairie forage field, Meaux, Vermillion Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Design and establish native prairie restoration, 2014

photo courtesy Brookshire Farms
Bob Blanchet, owner of Brookshire Farms (left), Dr. Yan Chen, LSU AgCenter researcher, and Joey Quibedeaux, AgCenter technician (right) in Brookshire prairie grasses, October 2017, photo, MG Pastorek
Andrew Dolan, US Fish and Wildlife Service, with Indian grass, Brookshire farms, September 2018

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St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission Visitor’s Welcome Center, Ville Platte, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Horticultural consultant to the Landscape Architect Carbo Landscape Architecture, 2013

photo Carbo Landscape Architecture
Little Bluestem Grass garden central feature, above, September 2016, photo Pastorek
photo Carbo Landscape Architecture
Roadside/parking prairie buffer, July 2015, photo Pastorek
Parking buffer Little Bluestem grass in February 2014, photo Pastork

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Wetlands Retreat, New Iberia Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Consulting and prairie seed procurement, 2013

prairie areas in reddish color tone, map courtesy of Matt Conn, SEGenvironmental
Acadiana Master Naturalists sampling wildlife in a puddle next to the prairie, right, photo, Matt Conn, SEG Environmental

Winter prairie burn, photo, Matt Conn
Yellow Indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans) in its full glory, photo, Matt Conn
Common Green Darner, photo, Matt Conn

Matt Conn’s blog on the property…http://turtleboyandthebirds.blogspot.com/p/outreach.html

Thanks to Mr. Conn, Louisiana prairie (his property) makes the New York Times!

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LSU AgCenter Research Station, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Consulting and seed procurement, Pine Prairie Sand Box Garden Trials, 2014

Dr. Yan Chen/ Marc Pastorek designed Sandbox gardens trial area prior to seeding 2014

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Private Residence, Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Consulation and seed procurement, 2013

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Acadian Baptist Center Prairie Garden, Eunice, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Consulting and seed procurement, 2015

photo, ABC

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City of Covington Blue Swamp Creek Nature Trails, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Design collaboration, Consulting, Seed Procurement, Management, 2013

Stormwater management retention basin wet-pine prairie-meadow

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Mirabeau Water Gardens Master Plan, Gentilly Resilience District, The City of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Horticultural Consultant to Carbo Landscape Architecture/ Wagonner and Ball, 2018-2019

Rendering image, Wagonner and Ball Architects
Site Plan, Carbo Landscape Architecture

Conceptual Drawing, Carbo Landscape Architecture

https://www.nola.gov/resilience-sustainability/resources/fact-sheets/mirabeau-factsheet/

https://www.carbo-la.com/mirabeau-stormwater-garden

Dauphin Island Sea Lab and Estuarium campus, Dauphin Island, Mobile County, Alabama

Pastorek: Horticultural consultant to the Landscape Architect, Terry Plauche Associates, 2012

Lafitte Greenway and Revatilization Corridor Project Master Plan, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Pastorek: Horticultural consultant to the Landscape Architects, Dana Brown, Assoc., Design Workshop, Larry Weaner Assoc., 2012

https://www.designworkshop.com/projects/lafitte-greenway.html

https://www.asla.org/2013awards/328.html

LAFITTE GREENWAY

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Lamar Advertising Headquarters Urban Renewal project, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Pastorek: Horticultural consultant to the Landscape Architect, Spackman-Mossop-Michaels, 2008

Lamar Headquarters courtyard, photo Lamar Advertising
Muhly Grass berm garden between street and courtyard in October, photo, Pastorek
the berm garden in February, photo, Pastorek

http://spackmanmossopmichaels.com/project/lamar-advertising-headquarters/

http://www.lcasla.org/content/2019-award-winners

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