Science & Nature
Welcome

Let BREC connect you with nature and the great outdoors. Visit unique facilities like BREC's Blackwater Conservation Area, Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, the Botanic Garden and much more.

Upcoming Events

Choose one of the categories below to see upcoming events or check out the calendar below to see all Science & Nature events.

Nature

Science

Conservation

Outdoor Adventure

Science & Nature Facilities

Want to learn more about our Science & Nature facilities? Follow the links below to learn more and see what programs and events are happening there.

Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center

Botanic
Gardens

Cohn
Arboretum

Conservation

Dog
Parks

Farr Park Equestrian Center

Lakes and
Ponds

Highland Road Observatory

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo

Upcoming Science and Nature Events

Apr
21
2018
Spring Plant Sale & Garden Expo

Members of the different plant societies and vendors will be available to answer questions and discuss selecting, growing and maintaining the plants that they are selling.

Apr
21
2018
Student Horse Show

Watch students compete in Western and English riding events. Classes include: equitation over fences and on the flat, barrel racing, pole bending, trail, Western horsemanship and showmanship. Open to the public.

Apr
21
2018
Stick Horse Rodeo

Participants will compete in rodeo events in a miniature rodeo arena on stick horses. The events are: Bronco Riding, Bull Riding, Pole Bending, Barrel Racing and a Flag Race. Bring your own stick horse or borrow one of ours!

Apr
21
2018
International Astronomy Day

The 12th consecutive year of HRPO's largest annual event. Games and rides; exhibitors; physical science demos; solar and lunar viewing; Venus and Jupiter viewing; live music; telescope raffle.

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