Black Bayou – Phases I, II, III, IV Stream Mitigation Bank
- Catahoula Parish
- Wetlands: 2,632.94 AC
- Streams: 19,729 LF
- Wetlands, Streams or Nutrients: HUCs: 08040207, 08040206, 08040202
The Black Bayou Mitigation Bank includes four phases of restoration activities. Phase I restored 577 acres of agricultural land into Bottomland hardwood forest (BLH). Phase II restored and/or protected 115.1 acres of agricultural land into BLH, including 3.74 miles of stream channel. Phase III restored and/or protected 613.12 acres of agricultural land, including 5.26 acres of non-mitigation ponds. Phase IV restored 996 acres of bottomland hardwood restoration, 171 acres of wetland riparian buffer, and 32 acres of non-mitigation land for access roads and right-of-way (ROW).