Bird walks are held the first Saturday of each month at the Bluebonnet Swamp and Nature Center, located at 10503 North Oak Hills Parkway, Baton Rouge, LA 70810. Click here for a map
No registration required.
Meet in the parking lot at 7:00 am. $3 park admission fee.
Programs are held 6:30-8pm the second Thursday of each month (September through May) at the Bluebonnet Swamp education building. Check back here for month-specific info!
You can also view our Facebook events page for more information.
Plants for Birds Event
Baton Rouge Audubon, Audubon Louisiana, and White Oak Estates and Gardens are partnering to bring you a very special event. Come join us to learn why gardening and cultivating native plants is essential to support birds and other wildlife. This afternoon event will take place at Chef John Folse's White Oak Estates and Gardens. It will feature presentations and expert advice opportunities, native plant sales, and special treats prepared by Chef Folse and his staff. We hope you will learn something you can take home with you and apply to your own yard. There is no fee, but pre-registration is required.
1pm - doors open
1:30 - First Speaker - Wendy Rihner - Why garden with native plants
2:30 - break for food & drink, buying plants, and talking to the experts. Clegg's and Harb's nurseries will both have native plants available for sale. Landscape designer Bill Fontenot will also be available to discuss the whys and wherefores of his plan for a native garden for White Oak Estate and Gardens.
3:30 - Dona Weifenbach - propagation of native plants
4:30 - last chance to buy plants!
5:00 - doors close
DATE: Sept 22, 2019
TIME: 1pm to 5pm
LOCATION: White Oak Estates and Gardens, 17660 George O'Neal Rd. Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Fee and Registration: Admission is free, but pre-registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/plants-for-birds-event-tickets-70796037855 (Your email address will be kept confidential)
**PRESENTATION TITLE: TBA
DATE: Thursday, October 10th
TIME: 7:00 - 8:00 PM; Refreshments offered 6:45 - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center's Education Building
10533 N. Glenstone Place, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
*Please note that the location is NOT the Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center. It is the Education Building, which is located on the back corner of N. Glenstone Place, a U-shaped street off of Bluebonnet Blvd. The Education Building has a swamp mural painted on the front.
Attendance is free for all BRAS Members, $3 at the door for non-BRAS Members and $2.50 for non-BRAS seniors (price of admission at the Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center).
Please RSVP if you plan on attending ( email@example.com) so that we can add your name to the guest list.