Volunteers Needed! Saturday, October 8th

Pontchartrain Conservancy is seeking volunteers on Saturday, October 8th, from 10am-2pm to assist in the weeding and maintenance of native trees at our Bucktown Nursery. These trees need your help!

Eternal Flow Film Screening

Join Pontchartrain Conservancy and Restore the Mississippi River Delta for an outdoors film screening of Eternal Flow: Mississippi River Views from Louisiana! This “stacked documentary” by filmmaker Kevin McCaffery is a unique collection of vignettes on different cultural, historical, economic and ecological perspectives on the Mississippi River. The film will be shown on the lawn of our New Canal Lighthouse starting after sunset, so be sure to bring your own blankets and chairs for a comfortable viewing experience! Doors open at 6pm.

We're Hiring!

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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Call us today at 504-836-2215, or email us at ScienceForOurCoast.org