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Grande Cheniere Ridge Marsh Creation

Implementing Organization

State of Louisiana


DWH Project Funding


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

The project will create up to 366 acres of marsh near Bayou Grande Cheniere, approximately 4,410 linear feet of earthen ridge along Jefferson Canal, and approximately 31,885 linear feet of earthen containment dike. Sediment from the Mississippi River borrow areas will be dredged to obtain the marsh fill for this project.


Beth Golden
(225) 342-4708
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