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Lake Pontchartrain
Basin Foundation


Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LPBF) was established in response to environmental concerns voiced throughout the Basin. As the public’s independent voice, LPBF is dedicated to restoring and preserving the water quality, coast, and habitats of the entire Pontchartrain Basin.  Through coordination of restoration activities, education, advocacy, monitoring of the regulatory process, applied scientific research, and citizen action, LPBF works in partnership with all segments of the community to reclaim the Basin for this and future generations.

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin is a 10,000 square mile watershed encompassing 16 Louisiana parishes.

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give nola day

LPBF is proud to participate in GIVE NOLA DAY on May 6th! This is the Greater New Orleans area's 1st online giving event. All money donated to LPBF at GiveNola.org on May 6th (from midnight to midnight) will be "stretched" by a lagniappe fund set up through The Greater New Orleans Foundation.


Make a 100% tax deductible gift to LPBF and watch your money stretch as we receive a percentage of lagniappe funds from GNOF! To learn more, visit givenola.org. And don't forget to make a gift to LPBF on May 6th!!


 

Click here for a list of our events.

Bayou St. John Marsh Creation Project. VolunteerMarsh planting has begun. More plantings are planned for Spring. Email saintjohnwetland@gmail.com for more information. Read more...

Lake PontchARTrain CRAFT Fair and Summer Water Safety Day will be held June 7th from 10am-4pm. Bring the family, shop the vendors and hear about summer water safety tips.

Visit LPBF's Gift Shop at the New Canal Lighthouse and then take a guided tour of the museum. Consider a personalized brick to be installed in the lighthouse Fountain Plaza.

SAVE THE DATES: Saturday, May 10th, LPBF's first annual "Lake Fest" music fest will be held at the Metairie Bucktown Marina on the lakefront.


 

 


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New Canal Lighthouse open for visitors 6 days/week
Monday-Saturday
10:00am-4:00pm Guided tours

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