Protection of Habitat for Migratory and Resident Birds
Barataria Terrebonne National Estuary
"...we pledge to work together to develop a plan to re-establish a chemical, physical, and biological balance in the Barataria-Terrebonne estuary so that diverse plant and animal communities and human health and welfare can be improved and sustained for present and future generations"
The Estuary Compact, June 1996
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Ecological Management Action Plan: EM 15
Action Plan EM-15
The Action Plan entitled "Protection of Habitat for Migratory and Resident Birds" is one of 51 action plans that comprise the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program's Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan.
"...The intent of this action plan is to build a framework in the Barataria-Terreboonne Basins for the conservation of bird populations that use the area. This framework will include components to educate the public about bird issues, monitor bird populations, and encourage private, corporate, and government landowners to protect critical areas and manage land under their care in such a way as to maximize its suitability as habitat for birds..."
The Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan, June 1996
Protection of Habitat for Migratory and Resident Birds Action Plan