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MVN-2021-01100-MB

CEMVN-RG
Published Oct. 16, 2023
Expiration date: 11/14/2023

NAME OF APPLICANT: Low Land Investors, LLC, c/o Natural Resource Professionals, LLC, 7330 Highland Road, Suite B-1, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, ATTN: Mr. Gregg Fell.

LOCATION OF WORK: Located in Lafourche Parish, Sections 26, 27, 72 and 118-125, T-15-S, R-17-E, approximately 7 miles southeast of Thibodaux and 7 miles west of Raceland, Louisiana, as shown within the enclosed drawings. (Hydrologic Unit Code 08090302, West Central Louisiana Coastal, Terrebonne Basin) (lat. 29.723709, long. - 90.725144).

CHARACTER OF WORK: The project site consists of three (3) distinct areas totaling approximately 338.2 acres of pasture and non-forested spoil banks. The applicant/Sponsor proposes the restoration of 165.3 acres of bottomland hardwoods, 103.8 acres of cypress swamp, and 51.2 acres of fresh marsh. Surface hydrology restoration consists of “interior” and “perimeter” activities. “Interior” activities include gapping and/or removing/degrading levees, plugging and/or removing culverts, backfilling and/or ‘swaling’ ditches, and removal of an industrial storage facility. “Perimeter” activities include gapping the southern spoil/bank of the 40 Arpent Canal and decommissioning/removal of the pumping system. “Perimeter” activities would be deferred two (2) growing seasons following planting of the site(s) with appropriate bottomland hardwood, cypress swamp, and fresh marsh species to decrease the risk of seedling mortality. The scope of work is detailed in the attached mitigation banking prospectus.