Nature & Science
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.
February 22, 2017
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center (BSNC) will host its eighth annual Rockin' at the Swamp event Saturday, March 11 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at BSNC, 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway.
February 13, 2017
This year the Highland Road Park Observatory (HRPO) celebrates its 20th anniversary of “brining astronomy to the people.” The Highland Road Park Observatory is brought to the public by BREC, Louisiana State University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Baton Rouge Astronomical Society and held its first public night in the Fall of 1997. The observatory houses a state-of-the-art 20-inch reflecting telescope, which has been used to discover more than 40 asteroids, and an accessible 16-inch reflecting telescope.
December 19, 2016
October 1, 2016
The Capital Area Animal Welfare Society, the first animal welfare organization in Baton Rouge founded in 1979, is hosting its 23rd Annual Santa CAAWS fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 6, at BREC’s Perkins Road Community Park located at 7122 Perkins Road in Baton Rouge. Bring your kids, friends, family and pets. to have their picture taken with Santa!
June 6, 2016
Highland Road Park Observatory (HRPO), 13800 Highland Road, invites you to take part in the "original social medium,” ham radio communication, on Sat., June 25 from 2-10 p.m. for American Radio Relay League Field Day.