2018 National Planning Conference

Jean Lafitte National Park Swamp Tour

Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. CDT

Location: Mobile Workshop Departure Area

CM | 3.50

Cost: $79.00

Activity Type: Mobile Workshops

Activity ID: NPC180019


  • What challenges are impacting the wetlands in South Louisiana
  • How to identify common types of local flora and fauna
  • The importance of understanding the history of human settlement and commerce as it pertains to development today


Walk the Bayou Coquille boardwalk trail in the Barataria Preserve, a part of the larger Jean Lafitte National Historical Park System. The trail is roughly one mile in each direction, beginning in a dry hardwood forest and progressing through cypress swamp before ending in open marshland with views of the New Orleans skyline in the distance. See local flora and fauna and learn about Southern Louisiana ecosystems and issues facing the wetlands.

Mobile Workshop Guides

Nicholas Perez-Alvarez, AICP
Manning Architects
New Orleans, LA

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