Coastal Sustainability - Pontchartrain Conservancy

Coastal Sustainability

Coastal Sustainability Program

The Coastal Sustainability Program was established in 2005. The goal of the 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 Staff!!!!

 Dr. John Lopez - Director

 Dr. Michael Hopkins - Assistant Director

David Baker, B. S. - Botanist

Shelby Barrett, M.S. - Coastal Scientist

Dr. Eva Hillmann - Coastal Scientist

Dr. Mary Grace Lemon - Coastal Scientist

Tasia Denapolis - Fisheries Biologist

Adam Songy, B.S. - GIS Specialist

Cameron Field - Tree Nursery Program Developer and Volunteer Coordinator: AmeriCorps

Daniel Wiet - Coastal Data Sharing Program Developer and Technology Coordinator: AmeriCorps