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Progress!  We've found an Internet address for over  95% of al the State and National Parks, and most state forests and wildlife areas,  and we're adding address and contact information daily.  We're working to add  more statue and national Forests, Preserves, and Wildlife Management information (and other federal lands, like BLM and Corps of Engineers)  Details for each park remain in the future.  If you know about a property, we'll consider adding your description of up to 50 words.  We're unable to pay for this, but will gladly give authorship credit. Just drop us an e-mail.  And please, we always want to know if we've provided incorrect information, so let us know..  

Parks Louisiana Bayou Bodcau - Breton

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  Bayou Bodcau Reservoir   US Army Corps of Engineers      USACE


  3505 South Grand St.
  Monroe LA       71202-5273

    There is no permanent pool at this flood control dam.  However,

    Bossier Parish maintains Ivan Lake on 520 acres of reservoir

    lands.  A major waterfowl and upland game management and        

    hunting area is open to the public.


  Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge    Fish and Wildlife Service FWS  e-mail


  P.O. Box 1772
  Ferriday    LA    71334

    The Nature Conservancy purchased an 11,255.51-acre core tract

    from the Fisher Lumber Company, a subsidiary of General Motors

    Corporation. The Conservancy then sold the land to the USFWS

    over a span of 5 years


  Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge Fish and Wildlife Service FWS



  61389 HWY. 434

  Lacombe   LA  70445

    Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife was authorized in 1986 and

    officially established in 1990.  The refuge is located within the city

    limits of New Orleans and encompasses approximately 23,000

    acres.  It is the largest urban National Wildlife refuge

  Bayou Senette SP  State Park        LA SP
504 736-7140                 888 677-2296
7777 Westbank Exressway
Westwego   LA     70094
swamp and marsh

  Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge    Fish and Wildlife Service FWS  e-mail


  10816A Hwy 182 E

  Franklin   LA  70538

    Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge, established in 2001, is

    located in St. Mary Parish in southeast Louisiana. The 9,028 acre

    refuge is composed of wet bottomland hardwood laced with bayous 

     and canals.

  Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge    Fish and Wildlife Service FWS

  16389 Hwy 434

  Lacombe LA  70445

    Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established

     in October 1994, and is comprised of  15,000 acres of coastal

    marsh and pine forested wetlands. Of this total, the  Conservation

    Fund has donated over 10,000 acres

  Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge         Fish and Wildlife Service   FWS



  11372 Hwy 143

  Farmerville   LA  71241

    Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge was established in

    1997 through a unique partnership with the city of Monroe,

    Louisiana.  The 2,000 acre scenic lake is owned by the city and

    serves as its secondary water source.

  Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge     Fish and Wildlife Service FWS  e-mail


  61389 HWY 434

  Lacombe  LA  70445

    On June 30, 1980, President Jimmy Carter signed Public Law 96-

    288 authorizing the 40,000-acre Bogue  Chitto National Wildlife

    Refuge (NWR) in Washington and St. Tammany Parishes, LA, and

     Pearl River County,


  Bonnet Carre Spillway   US Army Corps of Engineers      USACE



  New Orleans District

  P.O. Box 216

  Norco  LA  70079

    Over the years, the Bonnet Carre Spillway has developed into an

    extensively used outdoor recreation area with approximately

    250,000 visitors enjoying the spillway each year.

  Breda Town  City Park    Agency:  Natchitoches R&P

  1320 Dixie Street

  Natchitoches  LA   71457
  Last Update  11/28/2006

  Breton National Wildlife Refuge  Fish and Wildlife Service FWS

  215 Offshore Shipyard Road
  Venice LA        70577

    The Breton National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1904 and is

     the second oldest refuge in  the National Wildlife Refuge System.

     The refuge is comprised of a series of barrier islands  including  

    Breton Island and all of the Chandeleur Islands

  Breton Wilderness  WILD



  College of Forestry and Conservation, Wilderness Institute

  The University of Montana

  Missoula  MT  59812

    The Breton Wilderness now contains a total of 5,000 acres

    and is managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the

    wilderness is in the state of Louisiana.



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