The CWPPRA Task Force invites the public to a dedication ceremony on April 30th at ConocoPhillips located at 806 Bayou Black Dr. in Houma, LA at 10 am. The ceremony will celebrate construction of 18 projects. CWPPRA recently completed its 100th project, the West Belle Pass Barrier Headland Restoration Project, constructed by NOAA and the State of Louisiana. NRCS will be leading a field trip to the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) Bank Stabilization project site. Space is limited for the trip. Please make field trip inquiries when you RSVP.
There are 18 projects being dedicated including 4 NRCS-sponsored projects:
South Shore of the Pen Shoreline Protection and Marsh Creation (BA-41)
Acadiana & Capital RC&Ds will host the Louisiana Women in Ag Farm Tour on May 16th. The tour will leave at 7:45 am from the Hampton Inn in Mansura, Louisiana and end at 5:00 pm at the same location. The tour includes stops at WesMar Farms in Moreauville, D&G Frey Crawfish, LLC in Iota, and Eagles' Ranch in Goudeau. Participants will have the opportunity to network with agricultural producers from across the state and learn about agri-tourism, goat and cattle operations, crawfish production and conservation opportunities.
To reserve your seat, visit the Acadiana RC&D website or e-mail or call (337) 262-1776 (Mon/Tues/Thurs) by May 9th.