The natural habitats on the plantation contain a wide diversity of flora and wildlife and provide as powerful an allure as that of its cultural heritage. On Woodland Plantation stands one of the oldest cypress trees in Louisiana. It has been named Louisiana Purchase Cypress Legacy #4, September 2003.

Woodland Plantation is a partner attraction of America’s Wetland campaign to save coastal Louisiana. America’s Wetland, a valuable landscape extending along Louisiana’s coast, is disappearing at a rate of 25 square miles per year. As it disappears, an area of world ecological significance and strategic importance to our national economic and energy security is at risk.

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