Tag: preservation

  • TNC Acquires 5,000 Acres in AB Floodway!

    On July 2, 2015, The Nature Conservancy announced the addition of 5,359 acres in the Atchafalaya River Basin to their preserve system! The acquisition in the Bayou Sorrel region “marks the first step in a long-term vision to conserve and restore America‚Äôs great swamp forest.” according to the press release. The newly-acquired land, along with adjacent State Land parcels in…

  • Atchafalaya Basin National Park?

    The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area covers much of the historic Atchafalaya Basin and promotes the cultural and environmental aspects of the whole area that was once part of the overflow basin of the Atchafalaya River and the Mississippi River, through an earlier path than the one with which we are intimately familiar. The Heritage area…