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Feb
9
2018
Swamp Art Show Series

Join us year-round for a series of art exhibits inspired by Bluebonnet Swamp. Each show features a different medium and theme that changes from year to year.

Feb
10
2018
Swamp Art Show Series

Join us year-round for a series of art exhibits inspired by Bluebonnet Swamp. Each show features a different medium and theme that changes from year to year.

Feb
10
2018
Science Academy

"Cadets" are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

Feb
11
2018
Swamp Art Show Series

Join us year-round for a series of art exhibits inspired by Bluebonnet Swamp. Each show features a different medium and theme that changes from year to year.

Feb
13
2018
Geaux Fish! Rodeo

Grab your fishing pole and Mardi Gras beads and head to the newly renovated North Sherwood Community Park to GEAUX FISHING! BREC Conservation and Outdoor Adventure are joining forces to offer you a fun way to spend your Mardi Gras break.

Registration Deadline: 02/12/2018
Registration Closed

Feb
13
2018
Swamp Art Show Series

Join us year-round for a series of art exhibits inspired by Bluebonnet Swamp. Each show features a different medium and theme that changes from year to year.

Feb
14
2018
Swamp Art Show Series

Join us year-round for a series of art exhibits inspired by Bluebonnet Swamp. Each show features a different medium and theme that changes from year to year.

Feb
15
2018
Swamp Art Show Series

Join us year-round for a series of art exhibits inspired by Bluebonnet Swamp. Each show features a different medium and theme that changes from year to year.

Feb
16
2018
Swamp Art Show Series

Join us year-round for a series of art exhibits inspired by Bluebonnet Swamp. Each show features a different medium and theme that changes from year to year.

Feb
16
2018
Flashlight Night at the Swamp

We welcome you to enjoy the Swamp at night by visiting us during our Swamp Flashlight Nights! Staff will be facilitating live animal encounters and running special nature films. Enjoy a leisurely night hike with your family and friends

Feb
17
2018
Swamp Art Show Series

Join us year-round for a series of art exhibits inspired by Bluebonnet Swamp. Each show features a different medium and theme that changes from year to year.

Feb
17
2018
Science Academy

"Cadets" are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

Feb
17
2018
Evening Sky Viewing

At least two nights a week, a professional-grade telescope at HRPO is unlocked to showcase the Baton Rouge sky in all its glory (weather-permitting). This season visitors should expect to see Uranus and Neptune.

Feb
17
2018
Evening Sky Viewing Plus

Standard sky viewing offering supplemented with sky tour, marshmallow roast and physical science demos.

Feb
18
2018
Swamp Art Show Series

Join us year-round for a series of art exhibits inspired by Bluebonnet Swamp. Each show features a different medium and theme that changes from year to year.

Feb
24
2018
Woods Walk Hiking Series: Sandy Creek

Have you ever walked through a BREC park and wondered what type of trees you were looking at or what kind of animals live there? If so, now you can pick the brain of a BREC naturalist while enjoying a hike in one of BREC’s Conservation Areas

Ages: 6+

Feb
24
2018
Bluebonnet Swamp Volunteer Day

Come out and help us push back invasive plant species all over the Swamp! We will be targeting areas overgrown with invasive species in order to let our native plants thrive. Gloves and hand tools will be provided

Feb
24
2018
Science Academy

"Cadets" are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

Feb
24
2018
NanoDays

When reduced to the width of a human hair or smaller, ordinary materials often take on extraordinary properties. Nano-level science promises advanced information processing and storage, new medical treatments and much more. For another year, big things in the Universe take a backseat to all things tiny in this annual celebration of nanotechnology!

Ages: 6+

Mar
3
2018
Swamp Bird Walks

Led by a member of the Baton Rouge Audubon Society, visitors enjoy a morning hike through the forest and swamp while identifying various bird species.

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