NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
National Coastal Resilience Fund
Project Title: Developing a Wetlands Restoration Design in the Grand Bayou Community (LA)
Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
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Develop designs to create new wetland habitat and restore degraded marsh on up to 1,500 acres of the Grand Bayou Canal to maintain ecosystem function and reduce storm surge damage risk. Project will conduct the preliminary design for restoration and take a data inventory and needs assessment, land rights investigation, and geotechnical investigations.

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The project is located in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana in the
vicinity of the Grand Bayou Community. The ridge location will be
similar to what is identified in the 2017 Coastal Master Plan.