March 20, 2018
Thursday, March 22, the BREC Commission will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 5 p.m. at 6201 Florida Boulevard. The meeting will include a presentation from outside experts who have evaluated BREC’s Airline Highway Park as a feasible site for the Zoo.
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.
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.
June 5, 2017
Following the public unveiling of concept plans to create the first regional park in the BREC system at Greenwood Park, which will involve the relocation and development of a state of the art Zoo in a more sustainable location of East Baton Rouge Parish, BREC will hold a public meeting where residents can weigh in on the proposed plans, hear a presentation from Superintendent Carolyn McKnight, submit questions to BREC staff regarding the plans, and provide comments for BREC’s consideration.
February 23, 2017
Six months after the historic flood, CSRS Consulting Group gave the BREC Commission an update on ongoing efforts to repair and reopen buildings damaged by storm waters. While 22 buildings suffered damage, many of them are restrooms and maintenance buildings.
September 23, 2016
A major expansion is on the way for one of BREC’s oldest and busiest parks, Howell Community Park, located at 5509 Winbourne Avenue.