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Fighting Blight in New Orleans with Community Green Space

Propeller Accelerator Fellow, Land Trust for Louisiana, highlighted for their work with local community based organizations to create a new community green space for the Zion City neighborhood. “Fighting Blight in New Orleans Neighborhoods”–The Foundation for Louisiana “Throw Me Something Mister: Blight Resource Guide provides a starting point for residents and communities”–New Orleans Advocate

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Land Trust for Louisiana in the News

Land Trust for Louisiana: The WEB Project for Broadmoor For Release: June 19, 2014 Today the Land Trust for Louisiana announced the award of a grant for $82,750.00 in support of a neighborhood project to demonstrate the effectiveness of landscape measures to reduce local flooding.  Responding to a request for proposals issued by the Sewerage

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Live in Broadmoor? Come Learn About an Exciting Project in YOUR Area!

HOW STORMWATER MANAGEMENT REDUCES NEIGHBORHOOD FLOODING & IMPROVES WATER QUALITY AT LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN A presentation at Propeller – 4035 Washington Avenue Monday, March 20, 7:00 PM Presented by Land Trust for Louisiana   On Monday evening March 24, the Land Trust for Louisiana will describe an EPA-funded program sponsored by the Sewerage & Water Board,

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Say hello to another 680 protected acres!

We have just signed TWO new conservation easements for future wetland mitigation banks in Terrebone and St. Mary Parish. That means we helped protect an additional 680 acres thanks to individuals like you. Pictured: Bayou Grand Coteau Wetland Mitigation Bank

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2013 Annual Meeting

Land Trust for Louisiana hosted its annual event this year and it was a great success! This year’s meeting was a little bit different than past years with our guest speaker: David Muth, the Lousiana State Director of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and member of the Restore the Mississippi River Delta Campaign. This campaign is

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Paddling for Preservation

Craving a mini-vacation but don’t have the time to get away? Always wanted to paddle the Great Tangipahoa River but haven’t had the chance? Land Trust for Louisiana is here to make it happen! It’s time for the Third Annual Tangipahoa Canoe Trip! Join us for a day of relaxing and floating down this classic

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Propeller Selects Land Trust for Louisiana Urban Lands Initiative as a 2013-2014 Accelerator Fellow

After a competitive application process, Land Trust for Louisiana’s Urban Lands Initiative was selected to be part of the next graduating class of Accelerator Fellows at Propellor. Propeller’s Social Venture Accelerator will begin with a six-week intensive period, based on the Lean Startup Model. Ventures will focus on connecting with their potential clients and target populations

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Recent Posts

A Great Day in the Swamp: Pictures from the Spring 2022 Maurepas Paddle

We had an incredible time on our Spring 2022 paddle trip in the Land Trust’s Maurepas Swamp Preserve – where we own and manage 700 acres of protected wetland forest. Byron Almquist of Canoe & Trail Adventures led us through the beautiful landscape, while renowned birder and strategic conservation consultant Melanie Driscoll shared why West

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Louisiana Outdoors Forever

We have some amazing news for conservation in Louisiana! House Bill 762 was passed by the Louisiana Legislature, officially creating the “Louisiana Outdoors Forever Program.” This means that we’re finally joining the vast majority of states with a dedicated budget for conservation funding, which gives Louisiana access to millions of dollars in matching federal and

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#ProtectLouisiana. Our Communities Are Counting on Us.

Dear Friends, Well, the 2022 Hurricane Season has arrived. It’s always a difficult time of year here in Louisiana, where so many of us are still struggling with damage from previous years’ storms. Land Trust easements have not escaped damage… our properties at Maurepas Swamp and Cherokee Beach were heavily impacted by Ida, and mitigation

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