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AMERICA’S WETLAND PROJECTS

Terrebonne Biodiversity and Resiliency Project at Bayou Terrebonne

This project restored 50 acres of marsh located on private land near the city of Montegut, Louisiana, by creating 12,000 linear feet of terraces. The newly built terraces were planted with 5,000 cypress trees and 35,000 marsh grass plugs. The project is helping to protect a taxpayer-funded levee that protects the communities of Chauvin, Montegut […]

Terrebonne Biodiversity and Resiliency Project at Pointe-Aux-Chenes

This project restored an historic Cypress-Tupelo swamp habitat through vegetative plantings and invasive species management. One-hundred acres of the land located in part of the State of Louisiana’s Wildlife Management Area at Point-Aux-Chenes was planted with 30,000 Cypress trees with the help of 160 volunteers. During the next three years, three invasive species treatments applied […]

Delta Farms – Shoreline Restoration

The project site is located along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near the town of Larose. For years the landowner expended hundreds of thousands of dollars building and rebuilding a berm in an attempt to re-establish an historic shoreline that separated his property from the canal. The project restored one mile of shoreline by establishing earthen […]