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Capital RC&D

Capital Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc

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The Capital Region Includes 14 Parishes:

Map of Parishes included in the Capital Region

  • Ascension
  • Assumption
  • East Baton Rouge
  • East Feliciana
  • Iberville
  • Livingston
  • Pointe Coupee


  • St. Helena
  • St. James
  • St. Tammany
  • Tangipahoa
  • Washington
  • West Baton Rouge
  • West Feliciana




The mission of the Capital RC&D Council is toenhance the quality of life in Southeast Louisiana through conservation of natural & cultural resources, while stimulating economic growth.


Our vision is to provide economic and conservation opportunities to Southeast Louisiana’s urban and rural communities in balance with the environment. 


  • Promote agriculture diversification and forest product utilization, develop markets and create business development opportunities.

  • Increase recreation development, promote the tourism industry and create business development opportunities.

  • Promote the installation of proper waste disposal systems and erosion control systems to improve water quality.

  • Promote quality education programs and facilities within the region.

  • Decrease or mitigate the incidence of flood damage occurring in rural, urban areas through the development or implementation of programs such as the emergency watershed protection program for the construction, repair, and improvement of dams, reservoirs and levees.

Board of Directors

President - Frances Bartee, New Roads, Louisiana

Vice President - Deborah Cross, Plaquemine, Louisiana

Treasurer - Tom Aicklen, Lacombe, Louisiana

Secretary - Gail Sanders, Walker, Louisiana


Capital RC&D
109 South Cate Street, Suite 8
Hammond, Louisiana 70403
Phone: 985-543-6570
Fax: 985-543-6692

Melanie Nunez, Administrative Assistant
Ponchatoula, Louisiana