Bottomland Hardwood Wetlands: SWS currently manages 13 bottomland hardwood mitigation banks that encompass 3,875 acres of wetlands across South Louisiana. These banks provide mitigation credits for both individuals and private entities to purchase for their mitigation needs. SWS’ banks have been showcased for their success and provide the many functions and values that bottomland hardwoods produce.
Cypress/Tupelo Wetlands: SWS currently manages 5 Cypress/Tupelo mitigation banks that encompass 573 acres of wetlands across South Louisiana. These unique wetlands provide critical habitat for numerous species of birds, fish and mammals, and are some of the finest wetlands in SWS’ inventory.