The Friends of the Manchac Greenway is a non-profit citizen’s group advocating for recreation and education in the Manchac wetlands. We are soliciting letters supporting the selection of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin for a new Louisiana National Estuarine Research Reserve in 2021.
This a program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration program administered by Louisiana Sea Grant and will provide resources for facilities and networks for scientific research, public access, education and conservation in the Pontchartrain Basin.
With your help, our community will gain greater scientific understanding and conservation of its wetlands and provide many educational and ecotourism opportunities for our children and the general public.
To learn more, please go to:
- Louisiana’s proposed National Estuarine Research Reserve System: https://
Letters of support should be mailed to:
The deadline for receiving your letter of support is Aug. 15.
Thank you very much for your help.
For additional information please call: Frank Neelis - 225 223 2222
— Greg Za Maurin, Chair, Friends of Manchac Greenway, Inc., P.O. Box 835, Laplace LA 70069 or email to manchacgreenway.org
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