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Upcoming Events for Louisiana

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Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville

This program provides an opportunity for residents to become involved in their history. Volunteering at Audubon SHS takes many forms, from living history to gardening to birding. The site will provide all training and equipment used by the volunteers. For more information, call 888-677-2838 or 225-635-3739.

3rd Saturday of the Month
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte

Nature for Kids – Join the site naturalist to learn about a different nature topic every month and make a craft to take home. 10 a.m. For more information, call 888-677-6100 or 337-363-6289.  


First Saturday of the Month
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte

Guided Hike, 2 p.m. Join the site naturalist for a guided hike through the arboretum to learn about the flora and fauna of the area. For more information, call 888-677-6100 or 337-363-6289.

First Saturday of the month through 6/30/2019
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville

Bird Watching Basics, 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Join the interpretive ranger on a walk to learn about bird watching and to find some of the birds that visit Fontainebleau´s diverse range of habitats. Bring binoculars, water, and good shoes for the trail. For more information, call 888-677-3668 or 985-624-4443.

Fourth Saturday of the month through 6/30/2019
Sam Houston Jones State Park, Lake Charles

Bird Walk, 8:00 a.m. New and experienced bird lovers can enjoy an hour of birding with experienced birder and master naturalist David Booth. Participants meet at deck overlooking swamp across from the pavilion. For more information, call 888-677-7264 or 337-855-2665.

First Saturday of the month through October
Longue Vue House & Gardens, New Orleans

Sprouts – 9:30-10:30 a.m. With activities like seed planting, arts & crafts, microscope observation, and story time, Sprouts is for kids of all ages to explore the wonderful world of the garden at their own pace. With seasonal themes and changing activities, there are always new things to discover. Kids of all ages welcome, though ideal for ages 18 months-10 years. Be sure to check Facebook for updates and to learn about special themes. Free for LV family members, $5 per person for non-members. Rain or shine. Cash is encouraged for ease at check-in. There is a small processing fee for credit card transactions. For more information, visit or call 504-488-5488.


More events coming soon!


State-by-State Gardening assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of listed events. It is recommended that you verify the date, time and location of any event you plan to attend.