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Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - Contact: 225-273-6439

Hike at Night at Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center Aug. 26

BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center invites nature lovers, ages 7 and older, to view Louisiana's swamplands in a unique way Friday, Aug. 26 from 7-9:30 p.m.

This program includes an educational hike led by nature center staff throughout Bluebonnet Swamp after dark. Participants will learn about the special adaptations and behaviors of nocturnal wildlife and get to interact with some of the resident live animals.

Participants should wear long pants, socks, closed-toe shoes and bring a flashlight and insect repellent. Visitors should arrive by 7 p.m. and the hike portion will begin at dusk.

Admission for the event is $5 for in-parish residents, $6 for out-of-parish residents and free for members. Preregistration is required to attend the event. You may register online at or in person at the nature center.

Call Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center at 225-757-8905 for more information.

It is the BREC mission to provide parks and recreational opportunities for all residents of East Baton Rouge Parish.


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