Weekend Programs for August 2-3, 2014

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Saturday, August 2  Nature Craft @ 10 am

Saturday, August 2  Gardening with Prairie Plants @ 2 pm

Sunday, August 3  Sunday Nature Program @ 11 am

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Weekend Programs for July 25-27, 2014

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Friday, July 25 Nature at Night: Raccoons @ 7:30 pm

Saturday, July 26 Guided Canoe Tour @ 9-11 am (pre-register)

Saturday, July 26  Taking Tech Outdoors @ 2 pm

Sunday, July 27 Sunday Nature Program @ 11 am

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Weekend Programs for July 18-20, 2014

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Friday, July 18  Nature at Night: Fireflies  @ 7:30 pm

Saturday, July 19  Nature for Kids  @ 10:00 am

Saturday, July 19  Invasive Exotics  @ 2:00 pm

Sunday, July 20  Sunday Nature Program @ 11:00 am

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Insect Day at the Arboretum- July 12,2014

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Eastern Amberwing Dragonfly

Join us to celebrate the 4th Annual Insect Day at the Arboretum this Saturday, July 12 from 11 am to 10 pm. We will have exhibits from insect experts around the state including the Audubon Insectarium, LSU State Arthropod Museum, The Beetle Experience, USDA Forest Service, and a Forensic Entomologist.  Primitive tool expert Andrew Barron will also be on hand to demonstrate flint-knapping. We will have a Guided Hike at 6:30 pm and when the sun goes down we will see what insects will come into our light stations around the Nature Center.

11:00 am- 5:00 pm   Exhibits and crafts

6:30 pm    Guided Hike

8:30-10:00 pm   Insect attracting light stations

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Eyed Click Beetle

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Rosy Maple Moths

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Weekend Programs for July 4-6, 2014

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Friday, July 4  Nature Scavenger Hunt  9 am-4 pm

Saturday, July 5  Nature Craft  10 am

Saturday, July 5  Wetlands  2 pm

Sunday, July 6  Sunday Nature Program 11 am

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Weekend Programs for June 27-29, 2014

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Friday, June 27  Nature at Night: Bats  @ 8 pm

Saturday, June 28 Pollinators  @ 2 pm

Sunday, June 29  Sunday Nature Program @ 11 am

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Weekend Programs for June 20-22, 2014

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Friday, June 20  Nature at Night:Owls  @ 7:45 pm

Saturday, June 21 Nature for Kids @ 10 am

Saturday, June 21 Gardening with Wildflowers @ 2 pm

Sunday, June 22  Sunday Nature Program @ 11 am

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