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Louisiana Launches Search for National Estuarine Research Reserve Site

December 8, 2020

BATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana has formally launched its search for a site to serve as a National Estuary
Research Reserve (NERR). The NERR system is a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
(NOAA) program operated in partnership with coastal and Great Lake states for long-term research,
education, and restoration. The current system is made up of 29 designated estuaries representative of the
distinct estuary types found across the nation