Get Email Updates

Stay informed and learn about our action alerts and news sign up

The NOAA Estuarine Habitats and Coastal Fisheries Center

The NOAA Estuarine Habitats and Coastal Fisheries Center at Lafayette, Louisiana is a state-of-the-art science facility. The facility is designed to include ecology, chemistry, genetics and necropsy laboratories, and a seawater laboratory for live animal culture. It is adjacent to the USGS National Wetlands Research Center and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, providing nearby support in cooperative research.


(NOAA Image) EHCFC Back porch and pond

The facility also includes office and laboratory space currently in use by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Geological Service Biological Resources Division.


(NOAA Image) NOAA Estuarine Habitats and Coastal Fisheries Center (EHCFC)
 

Contact:
NOAA Estuarine Habitats and Coastal Fisheries Center
646 Cajundome Blvd.
Lafayette, LA 70506
Tele: (337) 291-2107

 

  1. Louisiana Coastal Area Restoration Plan
  2. Adaptive Environmental Assessment and Management/ and Coastwide Reference Monitoring System
  3. Coastal Wetland Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA Projects)
  4. Researching impacts from water diversions on sediments