Donated by Mr. Willis Martin of the Roy O. Martin Co., Lake Cocodrie Preserve is primarily forested wetlands. A small mixed pine-hardwood forest harbors the crested coral-root orchid, a state-rare plant. This preserve is not open for public visitation.
Evangeline and Rapides Parishes
Why the Conservancy Selected This Site
The Conservancy selected this site because of its forested wetlands and support of the state-rare plant, the crested coral-root orchid.
What the Conservancy Has Done/Is Doing
The Conservancy has conserved the hardwood slope forest and flooded cypress swamp.