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

Sep
20
2017
Trail Time for Toddlers

Trail Time for Toddlers is a unique opportunity for children, ages 2-5, and their parents/guardians to make new friends while learning about nature through trail walks and themed indoor and outdoor activities.

Sep
21
2017
Trail Time for Toddlers

Trail Time for Toddlers is a unique opportunity for children, ages 2-5, and their parents/guardians to make new friends while learning about nature through trail walks and themed indoor and outdoor activities.

Sep
22
2017
Summer's End Night Hike & Campfire: Zachary

A great way to say goodbye to summer and kick off the school year. Program includes a night hike with a BREC naturalist learning about local ecology and nocturnal animals, and includes activities and games. End the night around a campfire roasting marshmallows and learning local folklore.

Sep
22
2017
Friday Night Lecture Series

HRPO’s long-running lecture series enters the season for topics as diverse as buying your first telescope and the Star of Bethlehem.

Recent Science and Nature News

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