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Mollicy Bayou and Ouachita River Connected Once Again

The Nature Conservancy in Louisiana completed 2.5 miles of stream restoration at Mollicy Bayou.

Mollicy Bayou

An aerial view of the stream bed restoration at Mollicy Bayou.

Bastrop, Louisiana | October 24, 2013

On October 15, the last of approximately 50,000 cubic yards of soil was excavated on Mollicy Bayou, a stream course that has not flowed with water since the late 1960's. As part of the larger Mollicy Farms restoration project, the completion of the 11 week effort to reconstruct the 2.5 mile bayou is a major component of reestablishing a functional floodplain.

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Dr. Jim Bergan
Director of Freshwater and Wetland Conservation
721 Government Street, Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 338-1040

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