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T. Bradley Keith Named New BTNEP Director

January 10, 2021 For Immediate Release T. Bradley Keith named new Director of BTNEP Cocodrie, LA. - Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) and the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) announced the hiring of a new director. T. Bradley Keith will join the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program team as its new leader beginning late January. “I [...]

By |2021-01-14T18:07:06+00:00January 14th, 2021|News, Press Release|Comments Off on T. Bradley Keith Named New BTNEP Director

Rain, Rain, Come and Stay?

Rain, Rain, Come and Stay? How collecting rainwater can help you and our environment.    In south Louisiana, as many residents know, rainwater can be both our enemy and our friend. While rainwater is essential to keeping our environment stable, it has also been a major obstacle with erosion, [...]

By |2020-09-29T20:24:03+00:00September 29th, 2020|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on Rain, Rain, Come and Stay?

Barataria-Terrebonne Estuary Foundation receives grant for a “Trash Free Waters” Campaign for Bayou Lafourche

  September 15, 2020 — Thibodaux, La. — The Barataria-Terrebonne Estuary Foundation (BTEF), the fundraising arm of the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP), was recently awarded $9,845 by the Bayou Community Foundation to launch a “Trash Free Waters” campaign for Bayou Lafourche.  BTNEP team members will be working with Nicholls State University’s Assistant Professor Nicki Boudreaux [...]

By |2020-09-15T20:37:40+00:00September 15th, 2020|Press Release|Comments Off on Barataria-Terrebonne Estuary Foundation receives grant for a “Trash Free Waters” Campaign for Bayou Lafourche

Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program announces 9th Annual Bayou Lafourche Cleanup

  February 5, 2020 — THIBODAUX, La. —  The Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) announces it’s 9th Annual Bayou Lafourche Cleanup to be held Saturday, March 21, and invites residents and visitors across the nation to join the cleanup. This event brings many individuals together that represent schools, churches, businesses, agencies, organizations, first responders, and [...]

By |2020-02-05T19:49:01+00:00February 5th, 2020|Press Release|Comments Off on Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program announces 9th Annual Bayou Lafourche Cleanup

10 Resolutions to Make in 2020 to be a Friend to the Estuary

10 Resolutions to Make in 2020 to be a Friend to the Estuary This year, when you’re tackling your resolutions for the new year, we’re challenging you to include a resolution that will help to protect and preserve our estuary and all of its inhabitants. Here’s how you can help [...]

By |2020-01-15T19:01:09+00:00January 15th, 2020|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on 10 Resolutions to Make in 2020 to be a Friend to the Estuary

Louisiana Seafood: The Bigger Picture

Louisiana Seafood: The Bigger Picture Are you purchasing local seafood this holiday season? Learn why purchasing Louisiana seafood is not only great for the community, but also safer for your family. It’s no secret that Louisiana is home to one of the most bountiful seafood industries in the nation, [...]

By |2019-12-17T20:39:12+00:00December 17th, 2019|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on Louisiana Seafood: The Bigger Picture

BTNEP Receives Grant to Install Water Bottle Refilling Stations at Six Local High Schools

  December 11, 2019 — THIBODAUX, La. — The Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) was recently awarded a grant by Keep Louisiana Beautiful to install water bottle refilling stations in six local high schools in an effort to reduce the amount of single-use plastic that is thrown away on a daily basis.  The six schools: South Lafourche [...]

By |2019-12-11T20:05:30+00:00December 10th, 2019|Press Release|Comments Off on BTNEP Receives Grant to Install Water Bottle Refilling Stations at Six Local High Schools

Row, row, row your boat gently through the estuary

Row, row, row your boat gently through the estuary Fall has arrived, and with the season’s arrival comes hopes of cooler temperatures lower humidity, and a chance to enjoy the peace of nature before the holiday season starts. This shift of seasons often draws people outdoors to bask in the [...]

By |2019-10-04T20:35:58+00:00September 30th, 2019|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on Row, row, row your boat gently through the estuary

Oysters and Louisiana’s Changing Coast

Oysters and Louisiana’s Changing Coast Written and Narrated by Earl Melancon, Sea Grant Scholar, Louisiana Sea Grant, Louisiana State University and Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Nicholls State University; Member, Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration and Conservation I am a coastal shellfish biologist that has worked closely within [...]

By |2019-08-28T14:58:02+00:00August 28th, 2019|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on Oysters and Louisiana’s Changing Coast

The Algae Bloom Boom

The Algae Bloom Boom Sources, safety, and how you can help With beaches, rivers, and lakes across the United States being affected by massive algae blooms, you may be wondering what the causes are, and what you can do to help restore beauty and safety to our water bodies. [...]

By |2019-08-12T14:04:43+00:00August 12th, 2019|Stakeholder Engagement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Algae Bloom Boom
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