Heritage Area Public Meetings Set

The dates for the public input meetings on the Atchafalaya Heritage Area Management Plan Alternatives have been announced.

There will be meetings at various times in Grosse Tete, Baton Rouge, Opelousas, Mansura, Patterson and St. Martinville, from May 3-6, 2010.

The whirlwind tour is designed to solicit opinions from citizens in the area on the proper focus for the heritage area. Implementation plans will be based on the results of the meetings and a final decision by the Atchafalaya Trace Commission, the governing body for the Heritage Area.

Make plans to come out to the meeting nearest you and make your opinions known.
The FOA Board comments are available here.

The full schedule is listed below.

For more details, including directions to each location, go to the Announcement Page.


Please join the Atchafalaya Commission and NPS planners to learn about and discuss the preliminary alternatives
for the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Management Plan.

Description: The meeting will be an open house format. There will be a brief presentation at the beginning of the meeting.

Date                Start        End

05/03/2010 5:00 PM    6:30 PM
Iberville Parish Visitors Center
17525 Hwy 77
Grosse Tete, Louisiana

05/04/2010 10:00 AM    11:30 AM  
Capitol Park Welcome Center

702 N. River Road
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

05/04/2010 4:00 PM    5:30 PM   
Capitol Park Welcome Center

702 N. River Road
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

05/05/2010 10:00 AM    11:30 AM
The Old Schoolhouse in Le Vieux Village
828 East Landry
Opelousas, Louisiana

05/05/2010 3:00 PM    4:30 PM
Avoyelles Parish Tourist Commission Meeting Room
8592 Hwy 1
Mansura, Louisiana

05/06/2010 1:00 PM    2:30 PM
Wendell Williams Memorial Aviation Museum
118 Cotten Road
Patterson, Louisiana

05/06/2010 5:00 PM    6:30 PM
Acadian Memorial Museum
121 S. New Market St.
St. Martinville, Louisiana