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Conservation Programs & Events

Dec
7
2019
Green Force Volunteer Training

Come join our volunteer force and help us make a greener, healthier East Baton Rouge Parish!

Registration Deadline: 11/27/2019
Registration Closed

Ages: 18+

Jan
25
2020
Woods Walk Hiking Series: Blackwater

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.

Registration Deadline: 01/24/2020

Ages: 6+

Feb
8
2020
Woods Walk Hiking Series: Manchac

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.

Ages: 6+

Feb
29
2020
Geaux Fish Catfish Rodeo

Grab your fishing pole and head out with the family to GEAUX Fish! Our Geaux Fish Rodeos are a great opportunity to introduce new anglers to the sport of fishing or for the old veteran to test their skills. We will be stocking the pond with adult channel catfish to ensure you have plenty to catch and prizes galore. Don’t miss this chance to bring home channel catfish for dinner and spend the day outside with the family.

Registration Deadline: 02/27/2020

Mar
7
2020
Green Force Volunteer Training

Come join our volunteer force and help us make a greener, healthier East Baton Rouge Parish!

Registration Deadline: 11/27/2019
Registration Closed

Ages: 18+

Mar
7
2020
Revive Your Mind Hike

Forest bathing, Nature Rx, Ecotherapy…it’s been called many things but the message is the same, NATURE is good for you! If life has you spinning and you feel out of balance this is the hike for you. We will be using time in nature to slow down and take a break through mindful, purposeful observation.

Registration Deadline: 02/27/2020

Ages: 13+

Apr
3
2020
Bioblitz

Grab your field guides and boots and join BREC naturalists and local scientists as we explore and document the diversity of life, or “biodiversity”, of Manchac Park. You can participate by attending a scheduled hike, helping to document species with local scientists, or signing up for a workshop where we will host special activities to learn through hands on sampling, live animal encounters, and more!

Registration Deadline: 03/27/2020

Apr
22
2020
Spring Greening Volunteer Event

Come celebrate the Earth with us as add a little more GREEN to the Baton Rouge Landscape. This event is open to school groups, businesses and anyone who would like to celebrate the Earth by giving back. Volunteer activity will include plantings, trash pick-up and more.

Registration Deadline: 04/20/2020

May
1
2020
Night Hike and Campfire

Join us on a Friday night in May for a great way to say hello to summer and finish of a great school year. Program will include a night hike learning about local ecology and nocturnal animals and will include activities and games. End the night around a campfire roasting marshmallows and learning local folk lore. Come enjoy this great way to get the family out in nature before the summer heat begins. Children must be registered and accompanied by a registered adult.

Registration Deadline: 05/01/2020

Ages: 8+

 
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