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Large Scale Barataria Marsh Creation – Upper Barataria Component

Implementing Organization

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; State of Louisiana; US Department of the Interior


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Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA


Project Category


Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources


Project Description

Engineering and design is now complete on this project to build marsh in the Barataria Basin south of The Pen on the Barataria Landbridge to create new wetland habitat and restore degraded habitat. The project is expected to begin construction in late 2021.


Donna Rogers
(225) 636-2095
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