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Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Foundation Holds Management Conference Open to the Public

By |April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

  The Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) holds its Management Conference #87 on May 2nd, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana. Management Conference members will vote on the 2020 EPA [...]

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Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program Releases Marine Debris Prevention and Education Middle School Lessons

By |March 26th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

  March 26, 2019 — THIBODAUX, La. — In an effort to educate Louisiana teachers and students about marine debris and its effects on the environment and wildlife, the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) has [...]

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Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program announces 8th Annual Bayou Lafourche Cleanup

By |March 14th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

  Volunteers from across the nation gather to clean up all 106 miles of Bayou Lafourche — the area’s drinking water supply source for over 300,000 citizens. THIBODAUX, La. — The Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program [...]

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Situational Awareness Report

By |March 8th, 2019|Categories: News, Public Service Announcement|

  This release has been distributed by the Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management. State EOC Activation Level: Level IV (Crisis Action Team) | WebEOC Incident: 19-007 River Flooding — Statewide — Spring [...]

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Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program plants 3,300 trees and grasses in Plaquemines Parish

By |February 4th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

  More than 40 volunteers traveled to the newly created Spanish Pass Ridge and Marsh Complex in Plaquemines Parish to plant over 3,300 native plants and grasses; providing soil stabilization and habitat for native animals. [...]

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EPA releases white paper on preparing for disaster: Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program named

By |January 24th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

  BTNEP featured, as one in four of 28 national estuary programs, in Environmental Protection Agency white paper outlining pre-disaster planning, post disaster recovery and hazard mitigation initiatives. THIBODAUX, La. – In an effort to [...]

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Working for Our Coast

BTNEP is participating in the Working for Our Coast event on Thursday, October 11th from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm in Schriever, LA. Website link: https://restoreorretreat.org/wfoc/ Working for Our Coast Flyer

October 4th, 2018|