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.
HELP BRING BACK THE BEACH!
Thanks to everyone who donated to help us begin replenishing the sand at Pontchartrain Beach. You made it possible to purchase and move the initial 17,000 tons. This is just the beginning. It will take several more tons of sand to complete the beach’s restoration. Keep loading those buckets!! Donate now!
Please come out and see LPBF at Quack-A-Falaya 2016! Some proceeds benefit LPBF. Click here for more information!
Ashley Kelly Swim Program (AKSP)
Registration for the Ashley Kelly Swim Program is now open! These free swim lessons are offered from May 9-13 in the evenings at the Loyola Recreational Sports Complex and are open to anyone age 5 and up. Click below to register starting May 1st!
Thank you for your support.LPBF's Spring Sweep presented by Entergy was a huge success! Many thanks to all those who gave their time to pick up litter and clear and mark storm drains.
Amazon Smile: Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. Click here to sign up to support LPBF!
Bonnet Carre Spillway Opening: LPBF is monitoring ten stations across Lake Pontchartrain and from the Causeway bridge, which is in additional to its normal water quality activity and Hydrocoast mapping. LPBF has also released a projected general timeline for conditions in Lake Pontchartrain as a result of the spillway opening. Click here to read more.
Teachers and Scout Leaders: There are many educational programs offered at the lighthouse. Click on the Educator's packet for more details.
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