20 Years of Saving Our Lake and Coast
Lake Pontchartrain
Basin Foundation
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Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation's success depends on the dedication and talents of thousands of volunteers. People often volunteer with us because they feel a personal commitment to protecting and restoring our basin, so that all of us can enjoy it. Motivated by this valuable feeling of ownership, volunteers get involved in a variety of fun, interesting events that we hold throughout the year. Learn more

Many of these events are annual, including our Back to the Beach Festival, Beach Sweep, Fishing Rodeo, Golf Classic, and Northshore "Let's Make Waves" Party.

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation staff also welcomes those who wish to volunteer in our office. Office volunteers regularly offer their time and talents throughout the year. Their assistance is invaluable. Learn more


Membership Information

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LPBF) and its members have been working tirelessly to Save Our Lake and to Save Our Coast for over 25 years.

There have been great accomplishments within those years.  However, the work to renew and sustain the Pontchartrain Basin is ongoing and the support of our members, like you, is critical.  Please show your commitment to Our Lake and Our Coast by becoming a member of LPBF today.

Your membership is a gift that will help the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation ensure that:

  • The Pontchartrain Basin remains swimmable and fishable through our water quality monitoring program.
  • Our wetlands are protected and restored through our habitat program.
  • Our coast and our communities become sustainable through the science provided by our coastal program.
  • Legislative victories like the MRGO closure continue.
  • Thousands of people, each year, are informed of issues concerning Our Lake and Our Coast through our educational programs.

Please join in the efforts to Save Our Lake and Save Our Coast by choosing one of the options below, or by filling out this membership application and mailing it in to our office. Also, gift memberships are available for your family and friends. Please contact 504-836-2215 or email for more information!

Automatic Monthly Gift

Did you know that now you can choose to give an automatic monthly gift to LPBF? Signing up to make a recurring donation is a great way to show your continued support. These recurring gifts are safe and are a consistent, reliable source of income for our organization. Any monthly gift you can afford is greatly appreciated. Please contact 504-836-2215 or email to sign up today!

Thank you for your support!  

Membership Benefits

As an LPBF member you will receive the following:

  • Membership Card.
  • “Save Our Coast” decal.
  • Free admission to LPBF's New Canal Lighthouse and "Lake Fest".
  • Lake & Coast, our new quarterly publication with timely articles on environmental issues around the Basin, as well as updates on our educational programs and announcements for our upcoming events.
  • Subscription to Basin Bulletin, our monthly e-newsletter that will keep you informed about the latest in and around the Basin.
  • Invitations to special events throughout the year.
  • Volunteer opportunities.

Questions? Call 504-836-2215

If your company has a Matching Gifts Program, please remember the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  Contributions to LPBF are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.  


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