Comite Wetland Mitigation Bank
Project TypeMitigation Bank
LocationLouisiana | East Baton Rouge Parish
Service AreaLRAM-Lake Pontchartrain Basin
Project SizeWetland: 185.3 AC
- Bottomland Hardwood Forest
Brittany LanconD: 337.443.6929
The goal of the Comite Mitigation Bank was to re-establish, rehabilitate, and enhance the area as sustainable forested, hardwood, wetland ecosystems for compensatory mitigation purposes. The Bank increases the quality of the forested wetland habitat for resident and migratory wildlife and restores agricultural lands to a natural ecosystem. The Bank helps to reduce flooding and point source pollution within the Lake Pontchartrain Basin.