Lights on the Lake Celebration & Boat Parade December 10th!

Join us for a beautiful night on the lake and enjoy the best spot to view the holiday boat parade. This year, there will be a FREE parking shuttle from the Robert parking lot in Lakeview to the New Canal Lighthouse. In addition to the boat parade, there will be food from local food trucks, refreshments, kids crafts & educational activities, and pictures with Santa!

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Be a part of our effort to Save Our Coast and further our mission to drive environmental sustainability throughout the basin!

Lake and Coast App Released!

Pontchartrain Conservancy is proud to announce the release of Water Quality's very own water quality results app: Lake and Coast! The app is now live and available for download on your Android/iOS device in celebration of National Water Quality Month this August!

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Our mission is to drive environmental sustainability and stewardship through scientific research, education, and advocacy.


We've been keeping you up to date with the latest conditions around the lake and in our basin since 2000. Learn more and view our weekly water quality results!

Access information on projects and research that will keep our coastal region economically and culturally sustainable for the future.

The New Canal Lighthouse is excited to welcome you to this historic location. We offer fun activities for all ages, event rentals, museum tours, and more!

If you have any questions, please call the Lighthouse at (504) 282-2134

We offer school programs, community programs, and educator essentials anchored in opportunities for critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration. 

Without help from foundation members, community partners, and countless volunteers, none of this would be possible. Together we can achieve transformational outcomes that improve the basin for us now and for the future.

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