Bayou Monnaie Marsh
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
North American Wetlands Conservation Act NAWCA
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
The Bayou Monnaie project will restore more than 7,300 acres of degraded coastal marsh and beach habitat along the Gulf Coast in southeast Louisiana. Specifically, the project will create beach habitat along 7.4 miles of the Gulf of Mexico, construct marsh terraces on 541 acres and restore the hydrologic integrity of 6,000 acres of coastal marsh across southern Louisiana. The project will restore areas on Elmer's Island Refuge and private lands owned by funding partner ConocoPhillips.
Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Lafourche Parish Government, Louisiana Department Of Wildlife & Fisheries, Louisiana Land & Exploration
GULF COAST - BCR 37-Gulf Coastal Prairie