Coastal Sustainability

Coastal Sustainability Program

The Coastal Sustainability Program was established in 2005. The goal of the program is to conduct scientific investigation into coastal issues in the Pontchartrain Basin to inform advocacy for coastal restoration initiatives, to ensure the sustainability of coastal ecosystems for future generations. The guiding principles of the program are the Multiple Lines of Defense Strategy and the Comprehensive Habitat Management Plan.

Visit Our Coast to learn more about the program!

Meet the Team!!!!

Michael Hopkins, Ph.D. - Director

David Baker, B.S. - Botanist

Eva Hillmann, Ph.D. - Coastal Scientist

Tasia Denapolis, M.S. - Fisheries Biologist

Adam Songy, B.S. - GIS Specialist

Noah Emerson, B.S., Americorps - Nursery Manager
Alexandre Cowles, M.S. - Coastal Hydrologist
Alexandre Cowles, M.S. - Coastal Hydrologist
Weller photo

Owen Weller, M.S. - Wetland Ecologist