About

Our Mission is to raise the awareness of the importance of Bayou Lafourche and its revitalization, through education and informational outreach, and by the creation of recreation and beautification opportunities along the bayou.

Friends of Bayou Lafourche, Inc. is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent provided in the Internal Revenue Code.

Recreational Opportunities

Friends of Bayou Lafourche (FOBL) works with private and public sector beneficiaries and stakeholders to develop and secure funding to build projects that provide recreational opportunities, promote tourism and support local economies.

Beautification

Friends of Bayou Lafourche supports efforts to create and enhance scenic areas along the bayou for the enjoyment and benefit of all, and to keep Louisiana’s longest freshwater bayou beautiful and free of debris and invasive species.

Outreach

Outreach to inform and educate communities along Bayou Lafourche about the importance and impact of the bayou is an essential component of FOBL’s mission. Detailing the issues, news, and events that affect the bayou and those who live, work, and enjoy its unique natural and cultural attributes is a primary goal.

Ryan Perque

Executive Director

Executive Board

John Lafargue

President

Danny Babin

Vice President

Henry Templet

TREASURER

Ben Caillouet

Secretary

Ken Chadwick, PhD

Director

Lee Melancon

Director

Mike Sobert

Director

Justin Tenney, M.D.

Director