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Oyster Bay Wetlands Preservation and Enhancement

Oyster Bay and its wetlands serve as an important nursery area for economically important fish and shellfish such as white shrimp, brown shrimp, blue crab, redfish, spotted sea trout, and others. The marsh area also provides habitat for resident and … Continue reading

New Orleans East Landbridge Restoration

This marsh creation project is located in eastern New Orleans on the narrow landbridge that separates Lake Pontchartrain from Lake Borgne. Salinities have increased in this area due to local subsidence and canals and along with waves, have resulted in … Continue reading

Large-Scale Barataria Marsh Creation

This marsh creation project is in Mid-Barataria Basin in the vicinity of the town of Lafitte. Historically, there was a limited connection between the fresher upper basin and the saltier lower basin. Canal networks, erosion and subsidence have eaten holes … Continue reading