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

Feb
24
2018
Woods Walk Hiking Series: Sandy Creek

Have you ever walked through a BREC park and wondered what type of trees you were looking at or what kind of animals live there? If so, now you can pick the brain of a BREC naturalist while enjoying a hike in one of BREC’s Conservation Areas

Feb
24
2018
Bluebonnet Swamp Volunteer Day

Come out and help us push back invasive plant species all over the Swamp! We will be targeting areas overgrown with invasive species in order to let our native plants thrive. Gloves and hand tools will be provided

Feb
24
2018
Science Academy

"Cadets" are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Feb
24
2018
NanoDays

When reduced to the width of a human hair or smaller, ordinary materials often take on extraordinary properties. Nano-level science promises advanced information processing and storage, new medical treatments and much more. For another year, big things in the Universe take a backseat to all things tiny in this annual celebration of nanotechnology!

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