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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

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    All park sites closed Monday, October 13, for Columbus Day. Follow the link for information about park hours and days and about access to the Barataria Preserve and Chalmette Battlefield/Chalmette National Cemetery on holidays. More »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 05/17/2013, 05/18/2013

    Location: Barataria Preserve, Marrero | Map Fee Information: free Contact Name: Barataria Preserve, Marrero Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 504-689-3690 ext 10

What's a BioBlitz? It's a partnership between the National Park Service and National Geographic, where teams of scientists, naturalists, and ordinary folks with an interest in science and nature head out to see, count, identify, and map every plant and animal that they can within a 24-hour period.

What's a BioBlitz? It's a free Biodiversity Festival that features music, food, and exhibitors that will kick up your understanding of Louisiana's wetlands a notch with family-friendly hands-on activities.

What's a BioBlitz? Find out more here.