20 Years of Saving Our Lake and Coast
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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


LPBF Presentations

2013 Pontchartrain Basin: Past, Present and Future (pdf)
This LPBF presentation focuses on the origin and development of the basin, its value to the country, and the issues that created our great land loss.  It concludes with a plan to make our region sustainable in a post Katrina world by use of the Multiple Lines of Defense strategy.

2009 State of the Basin (pdf)
In an anniversary presentation LPBF looks back over the last 20 years to highlight its programs, accomplishments and goals for the future of the Pontchartrain Basin. Starting with the origin of the Basin, covering the successful water quality and habitat programs, the presentation addresses the future of the basin with a plan for coastal sustainability and hurricane protection using the Multiple Lines of Defense strategy and 10 projects that make up the Pontchartrain Coastal Lines of Defense Program.

2008 East Bank Hurricane Protection System Elevation Report (pdf)
This presentation by LPBF gives information on the elevation of hurricane protection levees for the east bank of New Orleans as of the summer of 2008.

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