Lake Cocodrie Preserve

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


160 acres.

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.

We’re Accountable

The Nature Conservancy makes careful use of your support.

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