Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center
If you're a land owner or land user in coastal Louisiana, check out the Marsh Burning Workshop at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center on Friday, April 25, 9:00 a.m.-noon. The workshop is free and will focus on the proper use of prescribed burning in coastal Louisiana marsh to improve plant growth and marsh habitat. Follow the link to learn more.
The lives of the Acadians (Cajuns) and others whose travels brought them to Louisiana's bayous are featured at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux. Explore recreation, clothing, home furnishings, religion, cuisine, and fishing through exhibits, artifacts, videos, and films. A 200-seat theater is used for productions by the Thibodaux Playhouse, Inc., and other programs. Kids can earn a badge with the Junior Ranger program. The center's museum store has CDs, craft items, and books from cookbooks to children's stories on sale. Admission to the center and to most programs is free. Click here for directions and program listings for specific dates.
314 St. Mary Street, Thibodaux
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Did You Know?
The cottonmouth or water moccasin can warn you of its dangerous bite in many ways. It releases a musky odor and opens its mouth wide to show you its white mouth and fangs. Show respect for snakes and all wildlife and always keep a safe distance away.