Brittney Rixner was born and raised in New Orleans. She is a graduate of Wade College in Dallas, and she joins us as our new Americorps Education Assistant. In her…

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Meet Our AmeriCorps Team: Noah Emerson

Noah Emerson serves us as our new Americorps Tree Nursery Manager and Volunteer Coordinator. He is from Anchorage, Alaska, and earned a B.S. in Marine Biology from the University of…

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Storm Preparedness: Water Quality

Storm Preparedness: Water Quality Weekly Water Quality Testing Lake Pontchartrain is the jewel of Louisiana, providing the region with a prodigious fishing economy and recreation opportunities. But with these benefits…

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Meet Our AmeriCorps Team: Shannon Tillison

Shannon Tillison serves as Pontchartrain Conservancy’s Water Quality Technology Coordinator. She graduated from Jacksonville State University, where she earned a B.A. in Communications with a minor in Information Systems. She…

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A Farewell to Dr. John Lopez

Dr. John Lopez has been an integral member of Pontchartrain Conservancy since its founding in 1989.   He was a founding volunteer, board member and stepped in as the Executive…

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Manatee Sighting in Lake Pontchartrain!

On Thursday, December 10th a manatee was photographed near our New Canal Lighthouse by Joe Underwood. There are manatee sightings in Lake Pontchartrain almost every year but, most manatee sightings…

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Meet Our AmeriCorps Team: Olivia Ledet

Olivia Ledet is serving as Pontchartrain Conservancy’s Community Outreach Coordinator. She graduated this semester from Loyola University New Orleans with a B.A. in Mass Communications and a minor in Political…

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Meet Our AmeriCorps Team: Cameron Field

Cameron Field serves as the Tree Nursery Program Developer and Volunteer Coordinator on the Coastal team. He is a recent graduate from Louisiana State University with a B.S. in Natural…

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