Learn about nature with ranger chats and activities.
Ranger On Duty!
Nature Center Rangers act as your personal nature concierge, recommending trails in and around the nature center based on your needs, as well as providing tips and tricks for observing and appreciating Louisiana’s native habitats. Let them be your resource for all your nature and wildlife questions. Be sure to report your observations to the Rangers when you return from your adventure.
Mon- Sat | 8:30 AM - 3 PM
Interpretive Center Hours
Thurs & Sat | 10 AM - 2 PM
Guide & SEEK (all ages)
Novice naturalists can join a ranger or master naturalist to discover the biodiversity the nature center has to offer while collecting real scientific data. After a quick introduction to SEEK, an app by iNaturalist, you’ll use your own smartphone to take pictures of your discoveries and record your findings. Guided trips start at the breezeway. Download the app ahead of time or just follow along.
Thursday | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Nature Center Field Guide
Download our Nature Center Field Guide Here. This field guide provides an overview of things that might be encountered on a typical visit to the Nature Center. It is a starting point for aspiring naturalists or a basis of a supplemental activity. This guide is intended for audiences of all ages and it is yours to enjoy as a coloring book for children or a life list for naturalists.