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August  2019

Third Saturday of Each Month5/1/2019 to 12/31/2019
Bayou Segnette State Park, Westwego
Wego Cookers Dutch Oven event, 9 a.m.
The Wego Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society will host its monthly cooking demonstration at the park. Public is welcome to attend.
For more information call 888.677.2296 toll free or 504.736.7140 locally.
5/1/2019 to 12/1/2019
Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton
Bogue Chitto Dutch Oven Gathering, 9 a.m.
The Bogue Chitto chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, will host it´s gathering at 9 a.m. The public is welcome.
For more information call 888.677.7312 toll free or 985.839.5707 locally.
First Friday of Month May thru October5/3/2019 to 10/4/2019
Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton
Evening Hike, 7:30 p.m.
Experience and learn about the sights and sounds of the evening on this ranger-led hike through the park. Join the Interpretive Ranger for a leisurely evening hike. Attendees are encouraged to bring insect repellent, a flashlight and water for the hike.
For more information call 888.677.7312 toll free or 985.839.5707 locally.
Every Saturday of Month May thru October5/4/2019 to 9/28/2019
Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton
Morning Hike, 8 a.m.
Join the park Interpretive Ranger for an educational morning hike. Enjoy the sights and sounds on the park hiking trail while discovering what nature has to offer.
For more information call 888.677.7312 toll free or 985.839.5707 locally.
Third Saturday of Each Month5/18/2019 to 6/20/2020
Lake D’Arbonne State Park, Farmerville
Dutch Oven Cooking, 9 a.m.
The Louisiana Dutch Oven Society promotes the opportunity for all Dutch oven cooks to gather and improve their skills through friendly Dutch Oven Gatherings. All visitors are invited to attend.
For more information call 888.677.5200 toll free or 318.368.2086 locally.
Saturdays Only5/25/2019 to 8/3/2019
Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton
Outdoor Classroom, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Learn about a variety of plants, insects and wildlife native to Bogue Chitto in this ranger-led program. Program focus will vary from week to week and craft time will be included for the children.
For more information call 888.677.7312 toll free or 985.839.5707 locally.
First Saturday of the Month7/1/2019 to 6/30/2020
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Become a Junior Ranger
Two 30-minute activities about nature will be offered for children of school age. Younger children and adults are welcome to attend as well! Get two punches on your Junior Ranger card at one program.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
Second Saturday of the month7/1/2019 to 12/31/2019
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
A Walk Through Fontainebleau´s Oaks, 10 a.m.
Join the Ranger on a walk through the remnants of Bernard de Marigny´s Northshore plantation, Fontainebleau. Learn about the history, day-to-day life of the plantation, and how the plantation still impacts the park today.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
First Saturday of the Month7/1/2019 to 12/31/2019
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Birdwatching Basics, 10 a.m.
Ranger-led walk teaching birdwatching basics and where to find birds that visit the park´s diverse range of habitats. Bring binoculars if you have them and good shoes for the trail.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays and Sundays each week7/1/2019 to 6/30/2020
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Primitive Woodworking, 1 p.m.
Volunteers will demonstrate the use of a shaving horse, froe, draw knife, hand saw and a pocket knife to make useful wooden objects such as spoons, paddles, tool handles, hiking sticks, canes and slingshot forks.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Fridays and Saturdays7/1/2019 to 6/30/2020
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Afternoon Talks at the Visitors Center, 1 p.m.
Join the Interpretive Ranger at the Visitor Center for a talk on the history and environment of the park. Talks include a short overview of its history and specific details that make the park what it is today.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Third Saturday of the Month7/1/2019 to 12/31/2019
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Natural Fontainebleau, 10 a.m.
Learn about the plants and animals that call the park home. Subjects will change monthly and will cover a topic about what is happening with the plants and animals in the park at that time of year.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Fourth Saturday of the Month7/1/2019 to 12/31/2019
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Life on the Northshore, 10 a.m.
Ranger-led discussion on the different peoples and cultures who have inhabited the Northshore of Lake Ponchartrain and how each has made a lasting impact on the park.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays7/1/2019 to 6/30/2020
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Fontainebleau at the Microscopic Level
Visitors will get a brief overview on the basics of how to use a microscope and stereoscope, then will get a chance to examine different items found around the park and see what is going on up-close.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays only7/1/2019 to 6/30/2020
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Guided Hike, 10 a.m.
Join the Interpretive Ranger on a guided hike on the nature trail and learn about the history and natural features of the park and surrounding area.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays and Sundays each week7/1/2019 to 6/30/2020
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Primitive Woodworking, 1 p.m.
Volunteers will demonstrate the use of a shaving horse, froe, draw knife, hand saw and a pocket knife to make useful wooden objects such as spoons, paddles, tool handles, hiking sticks, canes and slingshot forks.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
7/27/2019 to 6/30/2020
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Guided Canoe Tour, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Join the site naturalist for a guided canoe tour of Chicot Lake. Canoeing experience is recommended. Space is limited so pre-registration is required. Participants may bring own canoe but must also register. You may bring your own canoe but still need to register. Additional dates are: Aug. 24, 9-11 am; Sept. 28, 9-11 am; Oct. 26, 9-11 am; March 28, 2020, 10 am-12 pm; Apr. 25, 9-11 am; May 23, 10 am-1 pm; and June 27, 9-11 am.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
7/27/2019 to 6/30/2020
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Guided Canoe Tour, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Join the site naturalist for a guided canoe tour of Chicot Lake. Canoeing experience is recommended. Space is limited so pre-registration is required. Participants may bring own canoe but must also register. You may bring your own canoe but still need to register. Additional dates are: Aug. 24, 9-11 am; Sept. 28, 9-11 am; Oct. 26, 9-11 am; March 28, 2020, 10 am-12 pm; Apr. 25, 9-11 am; May 23, 10 am-1 pm; and June 27, 9-11 am.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
8/1/2019 to 8/31/2019
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Acadian Day, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
In recognition of National Day of the Acadians (August 15) a display will be set up in the Interpretive Center throughout the month of August showcasing our Acadian heritage.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
8/1/2019 to 8/31/2019
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Acadian Day, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
In recognition of National Day of the Acadians (August 15) a display will be set up in the Interpretive Center throughout the month of August showcasing our Acadian heritage.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
8/2/2019
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Don´t let the dog days of summer get you down - visit Longfellow-Evangeline for National Ice Cream Sandwich Day. In recognition, visitors will receive an ice cream sandwich.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
8/3/2019
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Life on the Plantation, Noon - 4 p.m.
A program that gives a glimpse at the lives of those who worked and lived at Oakley Plantation. From visiting slave quarters and hands-on demonstrations of trades or crafts, to a taste of rations and an exploration of food ways, the program serves as an introduction to the reality of life on plantations in the early 1800´s.
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
8/3/2019
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps
Artifact Identification Program, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Have you found any neat projectile points, beads, plummets, pottery, or ceramic objects that you want to show off? Bring your artifacts and on-site specialists will help you identify them. Afterward, your collections can be brought into the archaeology lab for proper assessment.
For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
8/9/2019
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Book Lovers Day, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
During the month of August, we encourage visitors to dust off some of their previously read books and donate them to Longfellow-Evangeline´s Little Free Library. All donations are much appreciated.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
8/10/2019
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Puppet Show, 2 p.m.
Come to the nature center for one of our puppet shows and meet the cast of the Louisiana State Arboretum. Shows range from topics such as pollution to wildlife habitat. Visitors will also be able to make their own puppet that they can take home with them.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
8/10/2019
Mansfield State Historic Site, Mansfield
"Civil War Vittles", 2 p.m.
Participants will learn how soldiers and officers of the American Civil War perfected cooking and eating while on the march and in camp. Learn about hard tack, the origins of canned goods, making "coffee without coffee" and campfire "delicacies." At the program´s conclusion, small cups of chicory coffee will be available for guests to sample.
For more information call 888.677.6267 toll free or 318.872.1474 locally.
8/17/2019
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Native Plants for Butterflies and Moths, 2 p.m.
Learn which native plants attract butterflies and moths such as the Giant Swallowtail and the Luna Moth in this introduction to Attracting butterflies and moths with native plants.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
8/17/2019
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps
Forager Hike, 9:30 a.m.
A 1.5 mile ranger-led hike will take visitors through a portion of the earthworks with a focus on useful native plants which were used and eaten by the ancient Americans who lived at the site. A short introductory film will be shown prior to hike.
For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
8/17/2019
Port Hudson State Historic Site, Jackson
Summer Dialogue: Predicament at Plains, 11 a.m.
The final installment of the 2019 Summer Dialogue Series will uncover the story why Union Corporal Charles M. Searles wrote a poem that inspired those who fought to prevent the shattering of the Union. It will also cover the mighty power of Boone´s Louisiana Battery in the opening stages of the Battle at Plain´s Store.
For more information call 888.677.3400 toll free or 225.654.3775 locally.
8/31/2019
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps
Earth Oven Demonstration, 11 a.m.
A prehistoric cooking demonstration featuring the earth oven method of cooking used by ancient Americans who once lived at the site. The program offers a unique look at prehistoric cooking using earth oven balls to cook food in a dug pit with materials that would have been available to the local inhabitants over 3,000 years ago.
For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
8/31/2019
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Foraging for Wild Edibles, 10 a.m.
Foraging for wild food is a great way to experience the natural world and connect with something ancient and primal within ourselves. Walk the trails of the arboretum and learn some basic guidelines that will ensure that foraging remains safe and sustainable.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
8/31/2019
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Snakes, 10 a.m.
Come and get a better appreciation and understanding for snakes. Participants will learn about snake species in the Arboretum and how to tell if a snake is venomous or non-venomous. The resident classroom snakes on hand for visitors to pet and if the weather permitting, a ranger-led hike to spot any in the wild.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
8/31/2019
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Snakes, 10 a.m.
Come and get a better appreciation and understanding for snakes. Participants will learn about snake species in the Arboretum and how to tell if a snake is venomous or non-venomous. The resident classroom snakes on hand for visitors to pet and if the weather permitting, a ranger-led hike to spot any in the wild.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.

September  2019

Third Saturday of Each Month5/1/2019 to 12/31/2019
Bayou Segnette State Park, Westwego
Wego Cookers Dutch Oven event, 9 a.m.
The Wego Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society will host its monthly cooking demonstration at the park. Public is welcome to attend.
For more information call 888.677.2296 toll free or 504.736.7140 locally.
5/1/2019 to 12/1/2019
Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton
Bogue Chitto Dutch Oven Gathering, 9 a.m.
The Bogue Chitto chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, will host it´s gathering at 9 a.m. The public is welcome.
For more information call 888.677.7312 toll free or 985.839.5707 locally.
First Friday of Month May thru October5/3/2019 to 10/4/2019
Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton
Evening Hike, 7:30 p.m.
Experience and learn about the sights and sounds of the evening on this ranger-led hike through the park. Join the Interpretive Ranger for a leisurely evening hike. Attendees are encouraged to bring insect repellent, a flashlight and water for the hike.
For more information call 888.677.7312 toll free or 985.839.5707 locally.
Every Saturday of Month May thru October5/4/2019 to 9/28/2019
Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton
Morning Hike, 8 a.m.
Join the park Interpretive Ranger for an educational morning hike. Enjoy the sights and sounds on the park hiking trail while discovering what nature has to offer.
For more information call 888.677.7312 toll free or 985.839.5707 locally.
Third Saturday of Each Month5/18/2019 to 6/20/2020
Lake D’Arbonne State Park, Farmerville
Dutch Oven Cooking, 9 a.m.
The Louisiana Dutch Oven Society promotes the opportunity for all Dutch oven cooks to gather and improve their skills through friendly Dutch Oven Gatherings. All visitors are invited to attend.
For more information call 888.677.5200 toll free or 318.368.2086 locally.
First Saturday of the Month7/1/2019 to 6/30/2020
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Become a Junior Ranger
Two 30-minute activities about nature will be offered for children of school age. Younger children and adults are welcome to attend as well! Get two punches on your Junior Ranger card at one program.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
Second Saturday of the month7/1/2019 to 12/31/2019
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
A Walk Through Fontainebleau´s Oaks, 10 a.m.
Join the Ranger on a walk through the remnants of Bernard de Marigny´s Northshore plantation, Fontainebleau. Learn about the history, day-to-day life of the plantation, and how the plantation still impacts the park today.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
First Saturday of the Month7/1/2019 to 12/31/2019
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Birdwatching Basics, 10 a.m.
Ranger-led walk teaching birdwatching basics and where to find birds that visit the park´s diverse range of habitats. Bring binoculars if you have them and good shoes for the trail.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays and Sundays each week7/1/2019 to 6/30/2020
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Primitive Woodworking, 1 p.m.
Volunteers will demonstrate the use of a shaving horse, froe, draw knife, hand saw and a pocket knife to make useful wooden objects such as spoons, paddles, tool handles, hiking sticks, canes and slingshot forks.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Fridays and Saturdays7/1/2019 to 6/30/2020
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Afternoon Talks at the Visitors Center, 1 p.m.
Join the Interpretive Ranger at the Visitor Center for a talk on the history and environment of the park. Talks include a short overview of its history and specific details that make the park what it is today.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Third Saturday of the Month7/1/2019 to 12/31/2019
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Natural Fontainebleau, 10 a.m.
Learn about the plants and animals that call the park home. Subjects will change monthly and will cover a topic about what is happening with the plants and animals in the park at that time of year.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Fourth Saturday of the Month7/1/2019 to 12/31/2019
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Life on the Northshore, 10 a.m.
Ranger-led discussion on the different peoples and cultures who have inhabited the Northshore of Lake Ponchartrain and how each has made a lasting impact on the park.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays7/1/2019 to 6/30/2020
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Fontainebleau at the Microscopic Level
Visitors will get a brief overview on the basics of how to use a microscope and stereoscope, then will get a chance to examine different items found around the park and see what is going on up-close.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays only7/1/2019 to 6/30/2020
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Guided Hike, 10 a.m.
Join the Interpretive Ranger on a guided hike on the nature trail and learn about the history and natural features of the park and surrounding area.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays and Sundays each week7/1/2019 to 6/30/2020
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Primitive Woodworking, 1 p.m.
Volunteers will demonstrate the use of a shaving horse, froe, draw knife, hand saw and a pocket knife to make useful wooden objects such as spoons, paddles, tool handles, hiking sticks, canes and slingshot forks.
For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
7/27/2019 to 6/30/2020
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Guided Canoe Tour, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Join the site naturalist for a guided canoe tour of Chicot Lake. Canoeing experience is recommended. Space is limited so pre-registration is required. Participants may bring own canoe but must also register. You may bring your own canoe but still need to register. Additional dates are: Aug. 24, 9-11 am; Sept. 28, 9-11 am; Oct. 26, 9-11 am; March 28, 2020, 10 am-12 pm; Apr. 25, 9-11 am; May 23, 10 am-1 pm; and June 27, 9-11 am.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
7/27/2019 to 6/30/2020
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Guided Canoe Tour, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Join the site naturalist for a guided canoe tour of Chicot Lake. Canoeing experience is recommended. Space is limited so pre-registration is required. Participants may bring own canoe but must also register. You may bring your own canoe but still need to register. Additional dates are: Aug. 24, 9-11 am; Sept. 28, 9-11 am; Oct. 26, 9-11 am; March 28, 2020, 10 am-12 pm; Apr. 25, 9-11 am; May 23, 10 am-1 pm; and June 27, 9-11 am.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
9/1/2019 to 5/31/2020
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Living History Friday; Home School Groups, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Home school groups are welcome to tour the site any Friday during the school year. Led by guides in period appropriate costumes, students will tour the site and witness demonstrations on spinning, weaving, furs/hides, candle making, blacksmithing and the firing of black powder weapons are typically available upon request. Preregistration is required.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
9/1/2019 to 9/30/2019
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Sugarcane to Cane Sugar, 10 a.m.
Visitors will learn the history behind one of Louisiana´s oldest cash crops. Learn how sugar was planted, harvested and granulated in the past as well as in modern times. Upon request and staff availability, visitors will also have the opportunity to see a table top sugarcane grinder in use.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
9/6/2019
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Audubon Nature School Day, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Area schools and home schools are invited to explore nature at the plantation John James Audubon made famous. Various hands on activities as well as demonstrations will be available for children to see or take part in while walking in the footsteps of Audubon at Oakley Plantation in 1821.
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
9/7/2019
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Audubon at Oakley Plantation, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Celebrate the time of John James Audubon at Oakley Plantation in 1821. Guests speakers, a birding talk, along with hands on activities are just some of the happenings on this day. Any age will find something of interest !
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
9/7/2019
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps
Primitive Fire Starting, 11 a.m.
Visitors are invited to watch and learn how the Native Americans of Poverty Point may have created fire more than 3,500 years ago. Without electricity, the ability to start fires from scratch would have been an essential part of everyday life at Poverty Point. Learn primitive fire starting techniques using a bow drill.
For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
9/14/2019
Mansfield State Historic Site, Mansfield
Vaqueros in Blue & Gray, 2 p.m.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Mansfield State Historic Site will present an informative program highlighting Hispanic-American soldiers who fought for Union and Confederate armies in the Civil War´s Trans-Mississippi theater.
For more information call 888.677.6267 toll free or 318.872.1474 locally.
9/20/2019
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Audubon Nature School Day, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Area schools and home schools are invited to explore nature at the plantation John James Audubon made famous. Various hands on activities as well as demonstrations will be available for children to see or take part in while walking in the footsteps of Audubon at Oakley Plantation in 1821.
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
9/20/2019
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
A Civil War School Day, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Learn about the Civil War in the Felicianas with black powder weapon demonstrations, cannon demonstrations, drilling, life of a soldier, medical and food demonstrations. Preregistration is required. Open to Home Schools, Public and Private schools.
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
9/21/2019 to 9/22/2019
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Fury in the Feliciana´s , 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. each day
Visitors help mark the 155th Anniversary of the Battle at Oakley Plantation. A Civil War recreation of the battle allows visitors to walk through soldier camps and see living history demonstrations each day.
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
9/21/2019
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Audubon at Oakley Plantation, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Celebrate the time of John James Audubon at Oakley Plantation in 1821. Guests speakers, a birding talk, along with hands on activities are just some of the happenings on this day. Any age will find something of interest !
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
9/21/2019
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Compass Scavenger Hunt, 2 p.m.
Participants will learn how to both use a compass and read a map. They will then embark on a journey through the Arboretum using a map and a compass. Along the way, participants will find various features of the Arboretum including plants and animals.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
9/21/2019
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Compass Scavenger Hunt, 2 p.m.
Participants will learn how to both use a compass and read a map. They will then embark on a journey through the Arboretum using a map and a compass. Along the way, participants will find various features of the Arboretum including plants and animals.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
9/21/2019
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Compass Scavenger Hunt, 2 p.m.
Participants will learn how to both use a compass and read a map. They will then embark on a journey through the Arboretum using a map and a compass. Along the way, participants will find various features of the Arboretum including plants and animals.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
9/28/2019
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Squirrels, 2 p.m.
Participants will learn about the types of squirrels in the Arboretum, how they live in the wild, and why they are so important to the forest. Next, a hike through the Arboretum to try to find as many of our resident squirrels as we can.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
9/28/2019
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Squirrels, 2 p.m.
Participants will learn about the types of squirrels in the Arboretum, how they live in the wild, and why they are so important to the forest. Next, a hike through the Arboretum to try to find as many of our resident squirrels as we can.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
9/28/2019
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps
Ranger-Guided Hike, 9:30 a.m.
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For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
9/28/2019
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps
Ranger-Guided Hike, 9:30 a.m.
A ranger-guided hike around the 402- acre prehistoric site. The 2.6 mile hike will include all of the prehistoric mounds and ridges located on the site as well as the plaza and any other interesting things that might be seen along the way. Participants are encouraged to wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes.
For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
9/28/2019
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Public Lands Day, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
A great volunteer opportunity for school, civil or social groups. In recognition of Public Lands Day, volunteers and staff will work together to clean trails, remove liter/debris, and conduct beautification projects throughout the site. Refreshments will be provided to all participants. Weather permitting. Registration required.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
9/28/2019
Port Hudson State Historic Site, Jackson
National Public Lands Day, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Voluteer Opportunity on the country´s largest single-day volunteer event. Groups can help enhance and restore the park by volunteering. If interested, please contact the park.
For more information call 888.677.3400 toll free or 225.654.3775 locally.