August 14, 2017
BREC is excited to announce receipt of a federal grant valued at more than $3.7-million to construct a multi-use bike pedestrian trail connecting Downtown to North Baton Rouge.
August 11, 2017
BREC recently completed improvements and construction of a new playground and other amenities at Rita Street Park located at 2315 Rita Street in Zachary. A ribbon cutting and back to school event originally planned for Friday, August 11 has been postponed due to rain and muddy conditions at the park. The new date for the celebration will be Sunday, September 17 from 3 – 5 p.m.
BREC to Celebrate the Completion of New Playground and Other Improvements at BREC’s Rita Street ParkAugust 10, 2017
BREC recently completed improvements and construction of a new playground and other amenities at Rita Street Park located at 2315 Rita Street in Zachary. The public is invited to attend the unveiling and Back to School Bash event on Friday, August 11 from 6-8 p.m., with the playground ribbon cutting beginning at 6:00 p.m.
July 24, 2017
Fly on over to BREC’s Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center (BSNC), 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway, for the annual Duck Duck Goose Day event on Saturday, August 19 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Attention Stargazers! Highland Road Park Observatory presents two special sky viewings in August: Perseid Meteor Shower & “The Great American Eclipse”July 19, 2017
BREC’s Highland Road Park Observatory (HRPO), located at 13800 Highland Road, will be hosting two special astronomical viewing events for the month of August.
July 17, 2017
BREC’s Planning and Engineering Department will hold an open house style planning meeting to discuss possible improvements to Bird Station Park at Gloryland Baptist Church.
BREC to Hold Six Additional Community Meetings Regarding Reimagined Greenwood Regional Park and Baton Rouge ZooJune 30, 2017
BREC will hold six community meetings to collect input from residents across the parish on the proposal to create the first of its kind regional park at Greenwood and to find a more sustainable location for the Baton Rouge Zoo. The BREC Commission will vote on taking the next step in the process at its regularly scheduled meeting August 24 at 5 p.m.