Field Trips at the Barataria Preserve
At the Barataria Preserve in Marrero near Crown Point, students can enjoy field trips on the trails, to the visitor center, to the preserve's Environmental Education Center, or all three!
Your group can visit the preserve on their own or you can request a ranger-led program. Please call the preserve at 504-689-3690 ext. 25 whether or not you plan to request a ranger program; this will allow us to alert you to possible other large groups visiting the preserve on the same day you are planning to come.
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Did You Know?
Lubber grasshoppers are sometimes known as devil's horses in south Louisiana. They lay their eggs in the fall and prefer loose dirt, so they often lay their eggs in cemeteries. These enormous flightless grasshoppers hatch in spring and spend the summer munching their way through vegetation.