Bull Island (Coming Soon!)



Location

Vermilion Parish, Louisiana

Primary Service Areas

Mermentau Basin
Louisiana’s Office of Coastal Management Coastal Zone

Secondary Service Areas

Mermentau Headwaters HUC 08080201

Project Size

485 acres

Mitigation Type

Bottomland Hardwoods - 196.8 acres
Cypress/Tupelo Swamp - 188.0 acres
Fresh Marsh - 100.2 acres

Project Highlights

Whooping Crane Habitat
Tidally influenced
Coastal Zone

Building Value In Land

The J.M. Burguières Co., Limited was founded in 1877 from three plantations and has prospered through the years as a land acquisition and holding company with property interests in south Louisiana, south Florida and west Texas. The company is the largest single family-owned land holding company currently in operation in Louisiana.

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  • 140 Years of Family Business
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    140 Years of Family Business
  • 125+ Family Shareholders
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    125+ Family Shareholders
  • Operations in 3 States
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    Operations in 3 States
  • 333,000 + Acres
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    333,000 + Acres
  • Sugar, Salt, Oil, Gas, Cattle, Water, Conservation
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    Sugar, Salt, Oil, Gas, Cattle, Water, Conservation
  • Offices in Franklin and Lafayette, Louisiana
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    Offices in Franklin and Lafayette, Louisiana
  • 13,000,000 + pounds of sugar harvested in 2013
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    13,000,000 + pounds of sugar harvested in 2013
  • Sugar, Soy Beans, Corn
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    Sugar, Soy Beans, Corn
  • Intracoastal Waterway Access Land for Lease
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    Intracoastal Waterway Access Land for Lease
  • Highway and Rail Access Land for lease
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    Highway and Rail Access Land for lease
  • 33,657 acres in West Texas
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    33,657 acres in West Texas
  • 6 Thriving Wetland Mitigation Banks in Louisiana
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    6 Thriving Wetland Mitigation Banks in Louisiana
  • 1,000,000 +  Trees Planted
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    1,000,000 + Trees Planted
  • Custom Mitigation Banking &  Credit Sales
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    Custom Mitigation Banking & Credit Sales
  • Environmental Consulting & Permitting
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    Environmental Consulting & Permitting
  • 1,310 acres in the Louisiana Coastal Zone
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    1,310 acres in the Louisiana Coastal Zone
  • 4,727 Acres in Coastal Forest Conservation
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    4,727 Acres in Coastal Forest Conservation
  • Oil & Gas Leases Available
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    Oil & Gas Leases Available
  • Salt Operations Since 1962
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    Salt Operations Since 1962
  • Salt Mine Produces 3 Million Tons of Salt Per Year
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    Salt Mine Produces 3 Million Tons of Salt Per Year
  • Hovey Trough aquifer in Texas
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    Hovey Trough aquifer in Texas
  • 277,000 Acres of Rights in Florida
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    277,000 Acres of Rights in Florida