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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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New Canal Lighthouse open for visitors 6 days/week
Monday-Saturday From 10AM - 4PM Guided tours

Come see us at other LPBF events.


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Lights at the Lake:
View the West End Christmas Boat Parade. Caroling by School Choirs. Pictures with Santa. Foods and Drinks. Kids activities. Click here for more info.

Beach Sweep:

Thanks to our 2015 Beach Sweep & Picnic Supporters!

Coastal News:
Check out our calendar for dates and times for Tree Planting oportunites! Plantings run from this October through March of 2016! Volunteer and be a part of coastal restoration and sustainability!

MGBDBead Dog Raffle!
Call LPBF at 282-2134 to take a $5.00 chance on a Haydel's Mardi Gras Bead Dog®. ALL proceeds benefit LPBF!! Click here to take a chance!

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.


Interested in being a volunteer tour guide at LPBF's New Canal Lighthouse email joannh@saveourlake.or






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