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LOOP NOLA Wetlands Ecology and Exploration

Date:
Sat Sep 07, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Location:
LOOP NOLA office in City Park Map
Category:
STEM
Level:
Grades 2-3, Grades 4-5
Region:
New Orleans
 

Open to girls, grades 3-5

Join the LOOP NOLA team for a day of exploration and education in the wetlands of City Park! Come canoe in the lagoons surrounding Couturie Forest and learn about the plants and animals that play a vital role in southeast Louisiana’s habitat.  Participate in team-building games and activities directly relating to the ecology surrounding you. Through hands-on activities, you will experience methods commonly used in water quality testing and wetland conservation. Take this opportunity to explore a little used area of City Park and learn more about your role in protecting our wetlands! If this special date does not work for you, or it fills up quickly, please contact Heather West at hwest@loopnola.org to establish your own troop outing.

Event Code: EE0401
When: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: LOOP NOLA office in City Park. 1009 Harrison Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124
Fee: $15 per girl
Capacity: Minimum 8/Maximum 20
Registration Instructions: You may register online for this activity through eBiz on our council website, or complete and return the GSLE Program Event Registration form and fees. Final confirmations will be emailed after registration is closed.
Registration Opens: Now Deadline: August 27, 2019 or when maximum capacity is reached.  
Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220, ext. 2243.
Notes: Girls and adults should wear closed toe shoes and dress in comfortable clothing that they do not mind getting a little dirty. LOOP NOLA will have ice water, sun block, bug spray, and a med kit on site. If possible, girls and adults should bring a reusable water bottle along with lunches and any snacks that they may want.