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Science Programs & Events

Mar
1
2021
Beginning Birding with the Baton Rouge Audubon Society

This class is designed for the beginning bird watcher. It will consist of 4 weekly sessions. In the first session, students will be introduced to binoculars and field guides and basic information about birdwatching. The following three weeks, there bird walks around the property to try to see, hear, and identify as many birds as possible. Bird walks may last up to 1.5 - 2 hours (at a very leisurely pace) so mobility is required.

Mar
2
2021
31 Days of Rockin' at the Swamp

Come collect your Rockin’ Explorer Pack at the Bluebonnet Swamp and discover the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Using your pack’s Field Guide or our Rock Walk, you will learn to identify different stones and make your own take-home identification card.

Mar
2
2021
Swamp School

Picking up where Trail Time for Toddlers leaves off, Swamp School continues nature-based education for kids ages 6-10. With more of a focus on science content, we will explore the outdoors, do arts and crafts, meet interesting animals and have healthy snacks.

Ages: 6-10 with accompanying adult

Mar
3
2021
31 Days of Rockin' at the Swamp

Come collect your Rockin’ Explorer Pack at the Bluebonnet Swamp and discover the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Using your pack’s Field Guide or our Rock Walk, you will learn to identify different stones and make your own take-home identification card.

Mar
4
2021
31 Days of Rockin' at the Swamp

Come collect your Rockin’ Explorer Pack at the Bluebonnet Swamp and discover the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Using your pack’s Field Guide or our Rock Walk, you will learn to identify different stones and make your own take-home identification card.

Mar
5
2021
31 Days of Rockin' at the Swamp

Come collect your Rockin’ Explorer Pack at the Bluebonnet Swamp and discover the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Using your pack’s Field Guide or our Rock Walk, you will learn to identify different stones and make your own take-home identification card.

Mar
6
2021
31 Days of Rockin' at the Swamp

Come collect your Rockin’ Explorer Pack at the Bluebonnet Swamp and discover the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Using your pack’s Field Guide or our Rock Walk, you will learn to identify different stones and make your own take-home identification card.

Mar
6
2021
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into a wonderful world in which they explore gravity, simple machines, stars, planets, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

Mar
7
2021
31 Days of Rockin' at the Swamp

Come collect your Rockin’ Explorer Pack at the Bluebonnet Swamp and discover the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Using your pack’s Field Guide or our Rock Walk, you will learn to identify different stones and make your own take-home identification card.

Mar
8
2021
Beginning Birding with the Baton Rouge Audubon Society

This class is designed for the beginning bird watcher. It will consist of 4 weekly sessions. In the first session, students will be introduced to binoculars and field guides and basic information about birdwatching. The following three weeks, there bird walks around the property to try to see, hear, and identify as many birds as possible. Bird walks may last up to 1.5 - 2 hours (at a very leisurely pace) so mobility is required.

Mar
9
2021
31 Days of Rockin' at the Swamp

Come collect your Rockin’ Explorer Pack at the Bluebonnet Swamp and discover the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Using your pack’s Field Guide or our Rock Walk, you will learn to identify different stones and make your own take-home identification card.

Mar
9
2021
Swamp School

Picking up where Trail Time for Toddlers leaves off, Swamp School continues nature-based education for kids ages 6-10. With more of a focus on science content, we will explore the outdoors, do arts and crafts, meet interesting animals and have healthy snacks.

Ages: 6-10 with accompanying adult

Mar
10
2021
31 Days of Rockin' at the Swamp

Come collect your Rockin’ Explorer Pack at the Bluebonnet Swamp and discover the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Using your pack’s Field Guide or our Rock Walk, you will learn to identify different stones and make your own take-home identification card.

Mar
11
2021
31 Days of Rockin' at the Swamp

Come collect your Rockin’ Explorer Pack at the Bluebonnet Swamp and discover the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Using your pack’s Field Guide or our Rock Walk, you will learn to identify different stones and make your own take-home identification card.

Mar
12
2021
31 Days of Rockin' at the Swamp

Come collect your Rockin’ Explorer Pack at the Bluebonnet Swamp and discover the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Using your pack’s Field Guide or our Rock Walk, you will learn to identify different stones and make your own take-home identification card.

Mar
13
2021
Early Bird Extended Hours

Join us for extended morning hours on the first Saturday of every month to check out the feathered friends that call Bluebonnet Swamp home. Due to current protocols, a guide is not provided for this program, but you are welcome to come enjoy the trails on your own before our normal operating hours begin.

Ages: All Ages

Mar
13
2021
Green Force Volunteer Training

BREC Conservation is looking to train a dedicated force of volunteers in resource management, education and programming. Learn how to help keep our habitats clean and healthy and earn rewards doing it! Only 20 volunteer hours a year commitment! Whether you want to learn more about invasive species removal, trail clearing or how to be a program or event aid, this training is for you!

Ages: 16+

Mar
13
2021
Revive Your Mind Nature 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

Ages: 13+

Mar
13
2021
31 Days of Rockin' at the Swamp

Come collect your Rockin’ Explorer Pack at the Bluebonnet Swamp and discover the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Using your pack’s Field Guide or our Rock Walk, you will learn to identify different stones and make your own take-home identification card.

Mar
13
2021
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into a wonderful world in which they explore gravity, simple machines, stars, planets, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

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