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Nature & Science Programs & Events

Jan
24
2020
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over twenty years, this program has given patrons histories and possible futures. Skygazing tips, physics phenomena, space programs and famous events are covered.

Ages: 14+

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+

Jan
25
2020
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy.

Ages: 8-12

Jan
31
2020
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over twenty years, this program has given patrons histories and possible futures. Skygazing tips, physics phenomena, space programs and famous events are covered.

Ages: 14+

Feb
1
2020
Swamp Bird Walks

Led by a member of the Baton Rouge Audubon Society, on the first Saturday of every month, visitors can enjoy a morning hike through the trails at Bluebonnet Swamp while identifying various bird species.

Feb
1
2020
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy.

Ages: 8-12

Feb
1
2020
Amateur Astronomy Courses

These annual favorites are brief inroads into the hobby of skygazing, tailor-made for the Baton Rouge location.

Feb
7
2020
Swamp Flashlight Night

Take an evening stroll through Bluebonnet Swamp once per season during our Swamp Flashlight Nights!

Feb
7
2020
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over twenty years, this program has given patrons histories and possible futures. Skygazing tips, physics phenomena, space programs and famous events are covered.

Ages: 14+

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
8
2020
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy.

Ages: 8-12

Feb
8
2020
Plus Nights

Periodically, HRPO gives something extra to visitors in addition to standard viewing: a sky tour, physical science demonstrations, filtered lunar trips, “birth” stars and a marshmallow roast.

Feb
14
2020
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over twenty years, this program has given patrons histories and possible futures. Skygazing tips, physics phenomena, space programs and famous events are covered.

Ages: 14+

Feb
15
2020
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy.

Ages: 8-12

Feb
15
2020
Solar Viewing

Weather permitting on selected Saturdays, HRPO staff shows the Sun in three manners—projected onto a white surface, directly via safely-filtered optical light and directly with a hydrogen-alpha telescope.

Feb
21
2020
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over twenty years, this program has given patrons histories and possible futures. Skygazing tips, physics phenomena, space programs and famous events are covered.

Ages: 14+

Feb
22
2020
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy.

Ages: 8-12

Feb
28
2020
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over twenty years, this program has given patrons histories and possible futures. Skygazing tips, physics phenomena, space programs and famous events are covered.

Ages: 14+

Feb
29
2020
Swamp Bird Walks

Led by a member of the Baton Rouge Audubon Society, on the first Saturday of every month, visitors can enjoy a morning hike through the trails at Bluebonnet Swamp while identifying various bird species.

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

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