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Science and Nature Programs & Events

Oct
26
2020
GEAUX Fish with BREC!

Grab your fishing pole and head out with the family to GEAUX Fish during the month of October! This Fall’s Rodeo will have a twist. The Geaux Fish Catfish Rodeo will be at multiple BREC ponds around the parish. Fill your catfish limit or be one of the lucky anglers to win a prize for catching one of the special tagged fish

Oct
26
2020
Hearts & Hooves

Riders aged 6 and up with physical, mental, and social disabilities participate in a six-week session of riding lessons tailored to their needs. Riders enjoy a one hour class on horseback learning stretching exercises, basic equitation and games.

Ages: 6+

Oct
27
2020
GEAUX Fish with BREC!

Grab your fishing pole and head out with the family to GEAUX Fish during the month of October! This Fall’s Rodeo will have a twist. The Geaux Fish Catfish Rodeo will be at multiple BREC ponds around the parish. Fill your catfish limit or be one of the lucky anglers to win a prize for catching one of the special tagged fish

Oct
27
2020
Swamp School

Picking up where Trail Time for Toddlers leaves off, Swamp School continues nature-based education for children ages 6-10. With more of a focus on science content, we continue hands-on fun through outdoor exploration, arts and crafts, live animal encounters, and healthy snacks

Ages: 6-10 with accompanying adult

Oct
28
2020
GEAUX Fish with BREC!

Grab your fishing pole and head out with the family to GEAUX Fish during the month of October! This Fall’s Rodeo will have a twist. The Geaux Fish Catfish Rodeo will be at multiple BREC ponds around the parish. Fill your catfish limit or be one of the lucky anglers to win a prize for catching one of the special tagged fish

Oct
28
2020
Trail Time for Toddlers

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

Ages: 2-5 with accompanying adult

Oct
29
2020
GEAUX Fish with BREC!

Grab your fishing pole and head out with the family to GEAUX Fish during the month of October! This Fall’s Rodeo will have a twist. The Geaux Fish Catfish Rodeo will be at multiple BREC ponds around the parish. Fill your catfish limit or be one of the lucky anglers to win a prize for catching one of the special tagged fish

Oct
29
2020
Trail Time for Toddlers

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

Ages: 2-5 with accompanying adult

Oct
29
2020
Nature Explorers Virtual Club

Do you have a budding biologist, seasoned scientist, or an avid mud-pie enthusiast at home? Nature Explorers Virtual Club is the adventure for you! After the success of our virtual camp we want to keep the fun going and are happy to present the nature explorers virtual club! This once a week club will dive into month long themes and explore concepts related to the world around us with virtual nature hikes through BREC Conservation areas, live animal encounters, active outdoor explorations, games, challenges, and much more! Join our enthusiastic naturalists for a themed month of adventure, engagement, and socialization.

Ages: 9-13

Oct
30
2020
GEAUX Fish with BREC!

Grab your fishing pole and head out with the family to GEAUX Fish during the month of October! This Fall’s Rodeo will have a twist. The Geaux Fish Catfish Rodeo will be at multiple BREC ponds around the parish. Fill your catfish limit or be one of the lucky anglers to win a prize for catching one of the special tagged fish

Oct
30
2020
Craft Corner at the Swamp

Come and get your crafting on at Bluebonnet Swamp! Join us for a variety of nature-themed crafts you can make & take – from slithery snakes to chomping alligators, our craft selection changes from season to season. Tables, chairs, and reusable craft supplies will be sanitized between visitors; tables will be spaced to promote physical distancing requirements.

Oct
31
2020
GEAUX Fish with BREC!

Grab your fishing pole and head out with the family to GEAUX Fish during the month of October! This Fall’s Rodeo will have a twist. The Geaux Fish Catfish Rodeo will be at multiple BREC ponds around the parish. Fill your catfish limit or be one of the lucky anglers to win a prize for catching one of the special tagged fish

Oct
31
2020
Craft Corner at the Swamp

Come and get your crafting on at Bluebonnet Swamp! Join us for a variety of nature-themed crafts you can make & take – from slithery snakes to chomping alligators, our craft selection changes from season to season. Tables, chairs, and reusable craft supplies will be sanitized between visitors; tables will be spaced to promote physical distancing requirements.

Oct
31
2020
Science Academy

Under the guidance of HRPO Education Curator Amy Northrop, Cadets are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy—at their level! They have an exciting chance each Saturday to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth? and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program.

Ages: 8-12

Oct
31
2020
Evening Sky Viewing

HRPO houses a 50-cm reflector, a 40-cm reflector and several smaller telescopes to bring the majesty of the night sky to the public.

Nov
2
2020
Hearts & Hooves

Riders aged 6 and up with physical, mental, and social disabilities participate in a six-week session of riding lessons tailored to their needs. Riders enjoy a one hour class on horseback learning stretching exercises, basic equitation and games.

Ages: 6+

Nov
6
2020
Edge of Night

It’s not light, it’s not dark. It’s that special time called twilight,and HRPO wants to introduce you to it!

Nov
7
2020
Science Academy

Under the guidance of HRPO Education Curator Amy Northrop, Cadets are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy—at their level! They have an exciting chance each Saturday to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth? and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program.

Ages: 8-12

Nov
7
2020
Evening Sky Viewing

HRPO houses a 50-cm reflector, a 40-cm reflector and several smaller telescopes to bring the majesty of the night sky to the public.

Nov
9
2020
Hearts & Hooves

Riders aged 6 and up with physical, mental, and social disabilities participate in a six-week session of riding lessons tailored to their needs. Riders enjoy a one hour class on horseback learning stretching exercises, basic equitation and games.

Ages: 6+

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