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Bayou Land Resource Conservation & Development Council

Contact Info


1000 Veteran's Memorial Blvd
Ste. 307
Metairie, Louisiana 70005
United States
Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: 5046106111

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Colleen Butler
Phone: 5046106111

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:20-24 hours a week
Beginning date for service:01/09/2008

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
Agency needs:
Partners to assist with environmental and community planning, public education and outreach, environmental monitoring, research,data gathering and program building. In addition to our programs that focus on helping to create and enrich resilient communities along our coast Bayou Land RC&D Council would love to work with creative and critical thinkers who can assist us with program development, gr
We are a group of flexible, creative, community-driven individuals who will work to provide students and volunteers with meaningful opportunities to serve the residents and resources of Southeast Louisiana.

Mission statements

The Bayou Land Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Council is a regional, 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. Bayou Land RC&D's mission is to improve the quality of life in rural and urban communities, to promote the wise use of our natural resources and improve the economic, environmental and social conditions in the Bayou Land area. Our eight (8) parish region includes Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John, and Terrebonne parishes in southeastern Louisiana.

Value statement

An RC&D area covers several parishes (counties). It is locally defined and directed by a all volunteer council that focuses on natural resource protection and wise use of resources, accelerated economic development,and improvement of social conditions. The council consists of public and private sector sponsors and other local organizations that represent a diverse cross section of community intere

Division Mission Statements

  • Environmental Nonprofit Bayou Land RC&D seeks to improve the quality of life in rural and urban communities, to promote the wise use of our natural resources and improve the economic, environmental and social conditions in the Bayou Land area.

Populations Served by Agency

  • All populations
  • All residents young and old who live, work in, or care about Southeast Louisiana.
  • Children
  • Louisiana residents
  • Low Income
  • Schools
  • Youth Populations and Their Families

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Coastal Restoration and Protection
  • Community and Ecosystem Resilience
  • Environment and Disaster Recovery
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Justice
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Urban/Community Development and Urban Planning
  • Watershed Protection
  • Wetlands Protection and Education

Public Service Needs

  • Collect data
  • Provide administrative assistance
  • Distribute outreach material
  • Develop publicity material
  • Develop a new website or contribute content to an existing webpage

Resource Needs for this agency

  • community support, volunteers, monetary resources
  • Continued collaborations with community orgranizations
  • Grant Writing
  • Membership development
  • Outreach
  • Publicity and Fundraising

Services Provided by Agency

  • Environmental Education
  • Neighborhood Drainage and Beautification Projects
  • Resource Conservation and Development
  • Watershed Management "Best Practices" Guidance

Public Service Activities

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