The Barataria Preserve outside Marrero offers a taste of Louisiana’s wild wetlands. The preserve’s 23,000 acres include bayous, swamps, marshes, forests, alligators, nutrias, and over 300 species of birds. Boardwalk and dirt trails wind through the preserve; check out the trail map, enjoy a self-guided tour, or explore with a cell phone tour.
LOUISIANA WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is the state agency responsible for management of the state’s renewable natural resources including all wildlife and aquatic life.
BARATARIA-TERREBONNE NATIONAL ESTUARY PROGRAM
The Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) is a partnership of government, business, scientists, conservation organizations, agricultural interests, and individuals for the preservation, protection, and restoration of the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary in southeast Louisiana.
KEEP LOUISIANA BEAUTIFUL
Keep Louisiana Beautiful is the state’s anti-litter and community improvement organization focused on education, enforcement, awareness and cleanups. Affiliated with Keep America Beautiful, our mission is to “promote personal, corporate and community responsibility for a clean and beautiful Louisiana.”
KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL
Keep American Beautiful inspires and educates people to take action every day to improve and beautify their community environment.