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Conservation Programs & Events


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
Registration Closed

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

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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