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Large Scale Barataria Marsh Creation ? Upper Barataria Component

Implementing Organization

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, State of Louisiana

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$5,380,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA)

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

The project is undergoing engineering and design to build marsh in the Barataria Basin south of The Pen on the Barataria Landbridge to create new wetland habitat and restore degraded habitat.

Contact

Donna Rogers
(225) 636-2095
donna.rogers@noaa.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

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