2016 Beach Sweep:
LPBF's 2016 Annual Beach Sweep wil be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Now in its 27th year, this event is held in conjunction with the International Coastal Cleanup sponsored by Ocean Conservancy. click here for more info.
Registration this year will be different! In the next couple of weeks, we’ll be posting a link to our online registration form. Check back here soon to register!
New Report About Surge Dynamics in Lakes Pontchartrain and Maurepas Released!
The report discusses analysis of time-lapse dynamics of recently simulated major storm surges and historical storm surge maximum observations shed new light on spatial and temporal patterns of storm surge within the Lakes Pontchartrain and Maurepas region. Click here to view the report.
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
Interested in being a volunteer tour guide at LPBF's New Canal Lighthouse email firstname.lastname@example.org