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Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act Results

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$53.5 Million Approved for Two Habitat Restoration Projects in Coastal Louisiana

Funding will support two projects that will restore 1,100 acres of wetland habitat, supporting coastal communities and sustainable fisheries.
January 27, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Green wetlands with a blue sky overhead Coastal wetlands in Louisiana. Credit: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.

Cameron Meadows Project to Rebuild Hundreds of Acres of Marsh in Louisiana

An additional $1.2 million in funding will support an effort underway to rebuild more than 300 acres of marsh habitat and help protect local communities from storms and flooding.
July 26, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Aerial image of wetlands, open water, and containment dikes Aerial photo of the 308-acre marsh creation area at Cameron Meadows. The containment dikes have been constructed and the marsh fill will commence in September 2021. Credit: Lonnie G. Harper & Associates, Inc.

Interview with a Habitat: Wetland

Pull on your waterproof boots and hop in an airboat to join NOAA as we wade into Louisiana’s coastal wetlands for an interview.
July 25, 2021 - Feature Story ,

Top Habitat Conservation Stories of 2020

Despite a challenging 2020, NOAA Habitat continued protecting, restoring, and telling stories about habitat and its value to fisheries and communities. Here are the stories, videos and topics that surfaced as our most popular content throughout the year.
January 28, 2021 - Feature Story ,
A colorful coral community in Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Image: NOAA/University of North Carolina Wilmington A colorful coral reef in the Gulf of Mexico's Flower Garden Banks Sanctuary. Image: NOAA/University of North Carolina Wilmington

Rockefeller Refuge Project Protects Vulnerable Louisiana Shoreline

A recently completed $34 million project will reduce shoreline erosion and restore habitat for fish in one of the nation’s most biologically diverse wildlife areas.
July 13, 2020 - Feature Story ,
rockefeller-refuge-Louisiana CWPPRA project 750x500.png The Rockefeller Refuge project protects four miles of Louisiana coastline. Credit: Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

$30 Million Approved for Two Coastal Restoration Projects in Louisiana

NOAA supports resilient coastal communities and healthy, sustainable fisheries in Louisiana through the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act Program.
January 30, 2020 - Feature Story ,
008-Bayou-Bonfouca_crop.jpg The Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act Program restores coastal Louisiana habitat. (Photo: CWPPRA)

$24.8 Million Awarded to Restore Coastal Wetlands in Louisiana

Through the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act Program, NOAA works to bolster resilient coastal communities and support healthy, sustainable fisheries in Louisiana.
September 26, 2019 - Feature Story ,
aerialmarshboats Credit State of Louisiana 750x500.jpg

NOAA and Partners Build Coastal Resiliency with Natural Infrastructure in Louisiana

Barrier islands and marsh are disappearing at an alarming rate, reducing habitat and its benefit to coastal ecosystems and communities.
May 18, 2018 - Feature Story ,
natural infrastructure barataria barrier island restoration 5.jpg

Conducting Large-Scale Wetland Restoration in Louisiana

NOAA works through the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act to restore Louisiana coastal habitat. We have constructed more than 40 wetland restoration projects through this program, restoring more than 12,500 acres of coastline.
Aerial view of shoreline and wetlands Coastal Louisiana wetlands. Credit: Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act.