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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

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  • Columbus Day Closures

    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

  • 10/18/2014

    Location: Barataria Preserve, Marrero | Map Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Barataria Preserve, Marrero Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 504-689-3690 ext. 10

Learn to spot and identify birds, then join the worldwide birding community with a lesson in how to use the park's eBird system to report your sightings. Walks are for beginners age 10 and up, but all skill levels are welcome. Walk is free but space is limited so reservations are required (let us know if you need to borrow binoculars or a field guide); call the preserve visitor center at 504-689-3690 ext. 10 to register.

  • October 18 - learn to identify fall's migratory birds by sight and sound

The Barataria Preserve is located at 6588 Barataria Blvd. in Marrero (near Crown Point).