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.

Read the full Press Release here


The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Visit The Nature Conservancy on the web at www.nature.org. To learn about the Conservancy’s global initiatives, visit www.nature.org/global. To keep up with current Conservancy news, follow @nature_press on Twitter.

Contact information

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

GET TEXT UPDATES*

   Please leave this field empty
x animal

Sign up for Nature eNews!

Sign Up for Nature e-News

Learn about the places you love. Find out
how you can help.

Thank you for joining our online community!

We’ll be in touch soon with more Nature Conservancy news, updates and exciting stories.

Please leave this field empty

I'm already on the list!

Read our privacy policy.