Tchefuncte Lighthouse Wetland Terraces Project

The Tchefuncte River rises in northeastern Tangipahoa Parish and it passes the city of Covington and the town of Madisonville. It collects its largest tributary, the Bogue Falaya, at Covington and flows into Lake Pontchartrain about 2 miles south of Madisonville.  At that point, stands the last functional lighthouse on the lake. Originally founded and […]

Terrebonne Parish Restoration, Monitoring & Access Project

Restoration:Raccoon Island Conservation Stabilization with Mangroves Raccoon Island is located where Terrebonne Parish meets the Gulf of Mexico. The island supports invaluable nesting colonies of shorebirds. The island also protects the communities of Theriot, Dulac, Cocodrie, Chauvin, and Houma, as well as the Houma Navigation Canal and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. The Island also supports […]