NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
National Coastal Resilience Fund
Project Title: Constructing Marsh Terraces in Upper Barataria Basin of Jefferson Parish (LA)
Jefferson Parish Coastal Management
Project ID:

Restore 450 acres of former brackish marsh habitat by constructing 33,000 linear feet of marsh terraces from on-site material and stabilized with native marsh vegetation. Project will employ terrace platforms to capture sediments, protect critical habitat from wind and wave erosion, and increase resiliency to coastal storms.

Award Amount:
Barataria Basin, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana