Bring your class to the Barataria Preserve and have fun in nature while meeting state GLEs! All programs include pre-visit and post-visit materials and a 90-minute ranger-led program. CHANGE: Curriculum-based programs are currently offered on Thursdays and Fridays 10:00-11:30 or 12:00-1:30. Now accepting requests for field trips for the Fall semester only. Spring semester field trips can be booked starting Friday, January 13, 2017.
For more information and reservations, call 504-689-3690 ext 25.
- It's Only Natural (kindergarten - 3rd grade) explains the importance of living and non-living parts of the environment. Actitivites teach students about food chains and food webs, connections between organisms and their environments, and the place we have in our own environment. Click on the link for program details, including the Louisiana GLEs covered.
- Everybody Needs A Home (4th - 5th grades) shares the needs of native wildlife and the importance of habitat conservation. Activities teach students the needs of all living things: food, water, shelter, and space. Click on the link for program details, including the Louisiana GLEs covered.
- Vanishing Wetlands (6th - 8th grades ) introduces students to the importance of Louisiana wetlands, the impact humans have on wetlands, and our responsibility to preserve them. Activities teach students about native and non-native species, wetlands loss, and actions they can take to create a better future for wetlands. Click on the link for program details, including the Louisiana GLEs covered.