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Summer Environmental Education Workshop Series

Join us for a free summer learning series open to any educator! Launching Meaninful Phenomena for 3-Dimensional Learning June 7-8 or June 16-17 Foundations of Louisiana's Water Quality June 22 Deep Dive into Water Quality Issues June 23 Marine Debris and Microplastics July 13 or July 14 For more information, please contact [...]

By |2021-07-27T15:35:52+00:00June 9th, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Summer Environmental Education Workshop Series

Hey, you don’t belong here! The truth of invasive species

Hey, you don't belong here! Spring has officially arrived, and with it a new burst of plant, insect, and animal life! And while many believe that this is all good news for our environment, there are actually a few species that can be detrimental to our local ecosystem. The Good Stuff: Why [...]

By |2021-03-31T19:05:54+00:00March 31st, 2021|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on Hey, you don’t belong here! The truth of invasive species

The Birds and The Bees: Your How-To Guide

The Birds and The Bees: Your How-To Guide Building a welcoming environment in your backyard  Let’s talk about the birds and the bees! No, really! This Valentine’s Day we’re celebrating our love for birds, bees, and additional backyard wildlife, and for good reason! Birds are essential to the function of healthy ecosystems — [...]

By |2021-02-10T19:09:41+00:00February 10th, 2021|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on The Birds and The Bees: Your How-To Guide

Congress Moves To Invest In The Nation’s Estuaries

February 3, 2021 — THIBODAUX, La. — Congress reaffirmed its support and strong commitment to the National Estuary Program -  a time tested, non-regulatory program that enables communities to restore and protect the bays and estuaries they call home. The Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary is one of 28 “estuaries of national significance” along the United States coast that will [...]

By |2021-02-10T18:23:11+00:00February 10th, 2021|News, Press Release|Comments Off on Congress Moves To Invest In The Nation’s Estuaries

Coastal Restoration Planner

Position: Coastal Restoration Planner - Louisiana Organization: The Capital Soil and Water Conservation District The Capital Soil and Water Conservation District has an opening for a Coastal Restoration Planner. The primary purpose of this position is to provide planning support for improving the health of the Gulf of Mexico ecosystems. The incumbent will have the [...]

By |2021-02-08T19:29:48+00:00February 8th, 2021|Environmental Jobs|Comments Off on Coastal Restoration Planner

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