TPL helped create the Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana, for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the forest land is important for climate change mitigation and provides habitat for black bear habitat and other species.
TPL is working to protect the Nantachie-Saline Restoration Area in Louisiana's Kisatchie National Forest, which features wetlands and riparian areas important to wildlife, calcareous prairies, longleaf pine forests.
In a project that will help mitigate climate change by sequestering carbon, TPL is reforesting thousands of acres in Louisiana's Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley with native trees for addition to the Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge.
TPL helps conserve and create coastal refuges along Louisiana's barrier islands, forests and marshland that protect wildlife and buffer cities like New Orleans from hurricane winds and floods, while also protecting resources including the fish, crabs and shellfish that support the region's seafoo