Wildlife Habitats in Our Community
Did you know that watching wildlife is one of the fastest growing activities in this country? Did you know that you can create a habitat for wildlife right in your own backyard --- whether you have an apartment balcony in the city or a large backyard in the suburbs? Check out the urban restoration links below to learn how you can enhance your backyard, your community, and the planet.
A large portion of Louisiana is covered in wetlands -- wetlands such as coastal marshes, swamps, and large and small river floodplains. Wetlands habitats in Louisiana are found from our coastline all the way to the northern-most parishes of the state. Want to find out more about these vital ecosystems? Learn about estuary systems, river systems, and more in Lessons on the Lake , from the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation.