20 Years of Saving Our Lake and Coast
Lake Pontchartrain
Basin Foundation
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New Canal Lighthouse open for visitors 6 days/week
10:00am-4:00pm Guided tours

Come see us at other LPBF events.


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

Contact Us

New Canal Lighthouse Museum and Education Center

Email Address:

Phone: (504) 836-2215 (Main Line)

  • (504) 836-2205 (Lighthouse Marketing & Facility Rental)
  • (504) 836-2238 (Education, Outreach, Group Presentations)
  • (504) 836-7281 (Membership)
  • (504) 836-2205 (Development)
  • (504) 836-7117 (Events)
  • (504) 836-7070 (Fax)

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 6965
Metairie, LA 70009

Physical Address:

New Canal Lighthouse Museum & Education Center
8001 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70124

For more information on our programs or events, please contact us or click on New Canal Lighthouse.

Pontchartrain Beach Office


  • (504) 836-2239 (Water Quality)
  • (504) 421-7348 (Coastal)
  • (504) 836-7119 (Business Office)
  • (504) 383-7818 (Fax)

Physical Address:

Pontchartrain Beach Office
2045 Lakeshore Drive
Suite 339
New Orleans, LA 70122











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