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Golden Meadow Marsh

Implementing Organization

Ducks Unlimited, Inc.


DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

Funding Program

North American Wetlands Conservation Act NAWCA


Project Category


Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Birds/Bird Habitat

Project Description

This project impacts a total of 3,274 acres of brackish and saline coastal marsh and 20 acres of beach habitat benefiting a diverse array of migratory birds and other wildlife in southeast Louisiana. Partners will restore important migratory bird habitat through construction of marsh terraces to restore water quality and increase vegetation; placing near shore breakwater structures to reduce or reverse wave erosion on beachfronts and into adjacent marsh; and planting erosion control vegetation at key points protecting hydrologic integrity of vulnerable marshes.


Mike Carloss
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Project Partners

Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Ducks Unlimited, Inc., Louisiana Land & Exploration

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