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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

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    All park sites except Chalmette Battlefield/Chalmette National Cemetery closed Tuesday, November 11, for Veterans Day. All park sites closed on Thanksgiving, November 27. Follow the link for more on park hours and days. More »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 11/15/2014, 12/13/2014

    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.

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