BIS Construction and Ship Services



Chandeleur Island Vegetative Plantings

Name of Project:Chandeleur Island Vegetative Plantings

Location of Project:Chandeleur Islands off the coast of St. Bernard and Plaquemines parishes

Name of Customer: Louisiana Department of Natural Resources / NOAA

General Scope of Project: The job consisted of purchasing, transporting and planting 81,000 smooth cord grass plants at various sites on the Chandeleur Island chain off the Louisiana/Mississippi coasts. The purpose of the project was to assess the effectiveness of these plants in protecting the barrier island from erosion.

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