St. Bernard Parish Government and the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LPBF) will be planting cypress trees in the Caernarvon area on March 11th and 18th. The planting is being sponsored by the St. Bernard Wetlands Foundation, Meraux Foundation, and the Restore the Earth Foundation. Volunteers are needed for both days. To volunteer visit the links below.
Saturday, March 11t
Saturday, March 18th
The LPBF and its partners have been engaged in cypress reforestation efforts in the Caernarvon area since 2011. The 2017 planting is intended to build upon the previous work of the LPBF by adding 2,400 cypress trees to a 12-acre site near the exterior of the levee system.