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Recreational Use Improvements at Barataria Preserve in Jefferson Parish - Jean Lafitte National Historic Park

Implementing Organization

US Department of the Interior

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$1,284,062

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA

Details

Project Category

Recreational Use

Project Actions

Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Recreational Resources

Project Description

The project will enhance recreational activities within the Barataria Preserve, which is located within the Jean Lafitte National Historic Park in Jefferson Parish. Recreational activities will be enhanced through the replacement of and renovations to the existing wooden Visitor Center trail within the preserve, enhancements to dirt trails within the preserve, and placement of new wayside exhibit signs on the Visitor’s Center trail. The improvements to the Visitor’s Center trail will make the trail compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, resilient to regular flooding, sustainable, and safer for visitors to the preserve.

Contact

Nanciann Regalado
(678) 296-6805
nanciann_regalado@fws.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

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