15 Feb

“Float with Friends” Project Funded by Danos

On Wednesday, February 13, the Danos Foundation presented a check to the Friends of Bayou Lafourche (FOBL), one of the 2019 Danos GIVES grant recipients. The mission of FOBL is “to raise awareness of the importance of Bayou Lafourche and its revitalization, through education and informational outreach, and by the recreation and beautification opportunities along […]


11 Sep

Nicholls Bayou-Side Redevelopment

In late 2021, Friends of Bayou Lafourche completed Phase 1 of an overall master plan for the Nicholls State University batture redevelopment. The completed park includes an off-street parking lot, areas for loading/unloading paddle-powered boats, a custom boat slide for paddle-powered boats, a pavilion, boardwalk, floating dock, connectivity to the existing walking trail, seating, bike […]


11 Sep

FOBL Receives Funding to Create Comprehensive Map

Friends of Bayou Lafourche is proud to announce that we have received funding to begin developing a comprehensive map of assets along the 106 mile stretch of Bayou Lafourche. This project includes the development of a print map, interactive web-based page, smartphone application, large canvas prints displayed at public information centers, and a professionally filmed […]


10 Sep

Leighton Boat Launch Improvements

Friends of Bayou Lafourche is proud to be working with Lafourche Parish Government on the improvements being made to the “Leighton Boat Launch” in Thibodaux. The first phase of this project was to the replace and raise the decking. By increasing the height of the dock, water will be able to flow under the dock […]


28 Aug

Friends of Bayou Lafourche August 2018 Newsletter

August 2018 Newsletter – Boat Launch Improvements Underway


7 Aug

Inaugural Tony Waguespack Memorial Catfish Jugline Jamboree

The Inaugural Tony Waguespack Memorial Catfish Jugline Jamboree will take place from Friday, August 10th to Saturday, August 11th 2018 at Beck’s (4293 Highway One, Raceland, Louisiana 70394) Rules and Registration are as follows: Official start time 5pm Friday August 10th $40 per team/boat 3 fish stringer $10 optional lunker per boat All public waters […]


26 Jul

Bayou Lafourche named top 5 great paddleboarding spots in Louisiana

Bayou Lafourche has been named by Step Outside USA as one of Louisiana’s top 5 destinations to paddleboard.


19 Jul

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve to host Bayou Lafourche Paddle

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve will be hosting the Bayou Lafourche Canoe Trek from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 21st at 314 St. Mary St., Thibodaux. People age 18 and over can register by calling 985-448-1375 or emailing Kimberly Cook at kkm2ms@gmail.com.


11 Jul

Derelict Vessels To Be Removed From Bayou Lafourche

The Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District is partnering with Lafourche Parish Government to remove derelict vessels from Bayou Lafourche. $250,000 has been allocated by the two agencies in order to complete the project. Read the full article by the Daily Comet.


5 Jun

Daily Comet Covers FOBL Progress

The Daily Comet recently wrote an article on the work being done by Friends of Bayou Lafourche. Click to read the entire article.