Where is the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary? (BTNEP)
The Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary is located between the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers in south Louisiana. Bayou Lafourche separates this complex into two basins, Barataria Basin to the east, and Terrebonne Basin to the west.
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The Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary includes all or parts of 16 Louisiana parishes. Those parishes include: Ascension, Assumption, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Martin, St. Mary, Terrebone, and West Baton Rouge.