Arbor Day Celebration-January 21, 2017

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Parsley Hawthorn

 

Join us this Saturday January, 21 from 10 am to 4:30 pm to celebrate Louisiana’s Arbor Day.  The opening ceremony will begin at 10 am followed by the tree seedling giveaway. There will also be crafts and activities throughout the day. This year’s seedlings will include Post Oak, Shagbark Hickory, Spicebush, Rusty Blackhaw, Bigleaf Magnolia, Parsley Hawthorn, Devilwood, American Snowbell, Mayhaw, Sugarberry, Sweet Pecan, and Baldcypress.

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Weekend Programs for January 14-15, 2017

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Saturday, January 14  Bird Hike at 9 am

Saturday, January 14  Building for Bluebirds at 1 pm  ($15 fee per box built, call the Arboretum to pre-register, Informative program is free)

Sunday, January 15  Sunday Nature Program at 11 am

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Weekend Programs for January 7-8, 2017

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Saturday, January 7  Become a Jr. Ranger at 10 am

Saturday, January 7  Guided Hike at 2 pm

Sunday, January 8  Sunday Nature Program at 11 am

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Weekend Schedule for Dec. 31, 2016 and Jan.1, 2017

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Join us Saturday, December 31 at 2 pm for a Guided Hike through the Arboretum trails.  The Arboretum Nature Center will be closed Sunday, January 1 but the trails can still be accessed from the Caroline Dormon Lodge entrance located at 4213 Chicot Park Rd.

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December 24-25, 2016

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Join us Saturday, December 24 for a Nature Scavenger Hunt anytime between 9 am and 4 pm.  The Arboretum Nature Center will be closed Sunday, December 25 but you can still access the trails from the Caroline Dormon Lodge entrance at 4213 Chicot Park Rd. Happy Holidays!

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Weekend Programs for December 17-18, 2016

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Saturday, December 17  Nature for Kids at 10 am

Saturday, December 17  Flying Squirrels at 1 pm ($15 per box to build a nest box. Please  pre-register)

Sunday, December 18  Sunday Nature Program at 11 am

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Weekend Programs for December 10-11, 2016

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Saturday, December 10  Bird Hike at 9 am

Saturday, December 10  Nature Craft at 2 pm

Sunday, December 11  Sunday Nature Program at 11 am

 

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