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Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale – NOLA City Park

Get your green thumbs ready for the Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale! With hundreds of varieties of plants, there’s something everyone will love including garden soil and pine straw to finish…

Tour of the UL Ecology Center’s Prairie in Bloom

Sun 9/10 at 9 am Acadiana Native Plant Project's Prairie team hosts a tour of the UL Ecology Center's Prairie in bloom and a talk on how to propagate plants from seed collected there. Bring the family and collect some seed. 703 Thoroughbred Dr, Lafayette, LA 70507

Nature Walk with Acadiana Native Plant Project – Moncus Park, Lafayette

Time: 5:30 pm, meet at the Welcome Plaza Moncus Park, 2913 Johnson St, Lafayette, LA  70503 Meet volunteers from the Acadiana Native Plant Project for an informal native plant walk around the park! Learn how these plants and designs support ecological functions like pollinators, birds, and stormwater management.

BREC Hike Series – Urban Nature Hike: Perkins

Perkins Road Community Park 7122 Perkins Road Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Interested in exploring the nature oasis next door or looking to take your neighborhood walks to the next level? Our Urban Hike series is a great start! Geared toward nature novices of all ages, participants will enjoy a leisurely walk through a BREC park […]

Hands-on Workshop: How to Maintain a Nature Garden – Arnaudville

Event Timing: Saturday, September 16, 9-11:30 am Learn hands-on with others how to keep a native garden looking good. Learn what is desirable to keep, what is not, and how to trim plants and edges. Wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Bring water, gloves, and your favorite tools if you have them. There is a […]

NOLA Bug Lady – Crosby Arboretum, Picayune MS

Linda Barber Auld will share recent research papers with big discoveries from three major universities regarding milkweed, monarch migration, and nectar plants, including the ecosystem of insects visiting milkweed, the Oe parasite infection, the history of the Monarch Watch Tagging program, and implications and recommendations for New Orleans and the surrounding areas. Reservations required. Please […]

Webinar: “Working with the Weeds” Jennifer Prout

Some volunteer plants are great to keep in the garden and work with.  Other unwanted weeds can be easier to eradicate when you understand their weaknesses.  Learn how weed management is accomplished at the Big lake Native Plant Trail gardens in New Orleans City Park and other projects by horticulturist Jennifer Prout.  Follow this link […]

Dr. Charles Allen: Louisiana Natural Treasure online event

Charles Allen, the dean of Louisiana field biologists, will share with us the highlights of his remarkable career spanning five decades. Dr. Allen has an impressive resume. A forestry major at LSU, he earned a master’s in botany and a PhD in biology. Charles was an accomplished professor of botany. He has authored a dozen books […]

Fueling Activity Through Dried Botanical Specimens – Hilltop Arboretum’s Discover Nature Program

LSU SHIRLEY C. TUCKER HERBARIUM COLLECTION “Fueling Activity Through Dried Botanical Specimens” Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 pm Featuring Jennifer Kluse Registration is $10 for students and members of Hilltop and/or LMNGBR, $15 for non-members, and free for Hilltop members at the Magnolia Level ($250) and above. Join us for a virtual tour of the LSU […]

Bayou Vermilion Preservation Association’s State of the River Conference – Vermilionville

Thurs Sept 28 5:00-7:30 pm Bayou Vermilion Preservation Association's State of the River Conference, Vermilionville. Register for dinner and drinks. Visit ANPP's table for giveaways. Vermilionville Performance Center Vermilionville is located at 300 Fisher Road, right in the heart of Lafayette, Louisiana, just across from the Lafayette Regional Airport off of Surrey St.

2023 Butterfly Blast+ at Allen Acres

All are invited, especially the young folks, to Allen Acres to view the butterflies. You should see adults, caterpillars, chrysalis (cocoons), and eggs of several different kinds of butterflies from skippers to large swallowtails and tagging of monarchs. Yes, we will capture, apply a tag, and then release some monarchs. Hopefully, some of the tagged […]

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