Category: Past Events

Past Events

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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Talking Conservation in Saint Francisville

In November the Saint Francisville Area Foundation hosted a wonderful “Cocktails and Conversation” evening with Land Trust for Louisiana! The topic of the evening was land conservation in West Feliciana Parish. Our CEO, Dr. Jay Addison, talked about how residents can “control the destiny of your community by getting involved in land conservation.” Cindy Brown,

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Cocktails, Conversation & Conservation

Last week we gathered at Jacmel’s Restaurant in Hammond to talk about how our work is making a difference in Louisiana. Land trusts aren’t just about preserving ecosystems and enhancing habitats… although that’s extremely important! We’re also focused on bringing together a community of people who care about our state’s natural legacy. LTL’s staff, board

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2021 Fall Field Trip at Abita Creek Flatwoods Preserve

The LTL Fall Field Trip on Oct. 30 took place during spooky season… so naturally, we showed up with crazy hair and fun costumes! It was wonderful to gather with fellow conservationists at our easement at the Abita Creek Flatwoods Preserve; where we explored the flora and fauna of a rapidly disappearing landscape- the Longleaf

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Land Trust for Louisiana 2019 Annual Dinner and Meeting

This years’ Annual Meeting and Dinner at the Southern Yacht Club on Lake Pontchartrain was a huge success. We were joined by the Governor’s Office of Community Development and we learned about the Governor’s Louisiana Watershed Initiative that was created by Executive Order early in 2018 in response to the 2016 floods. Pat Forbes, Executive

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Justin Addison Memorial Conservation Cup 2017

The JAMCC event was a huge success, especially considering that we had to reschedule the event from its normal late-spring time to the November 5th date. We loved seeing so many new faces, as well as some very familiar ones, at the event this year. Everyone had a wonderful time! The Silent and Live Auctions

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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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