2019 Some Environmental Education Events In Louisiana

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Event Calendar Louisiana Nature

I’m grateful to Dr. Allen for sharing this information about events. Please note that these dates and event details  may be subject to change without notice given here, so please check with the organizers in advance to avoid disappointments. Thank you.

 

2019

 

Jan 18, 19, 20  Tom Sawyer Days, Allen Acres

 

Jan 19 The Northeast Louisiana Master Gardeners are holding the 9th Annual January Gardening seminar and seed swap on January 19, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the West Monroe Convention Center.

 

Feb 1-3  Louisiana Native Plant Society meeting

 

Feb 5  Chinese New Year  (2019 Year of the pig) Counter bad luck this year with image of a tiger, the pig’s friend.

Image of a tiger for your desktop in 2019 to divert the Duke Boar.

Image of a tiger for your desktop in 2019 to divert the Duke Boar.

 

Feb 8, 9, 10  Tom Sawyer Days, Allen Acres

Feb 9  winter symposium Master gardeners New Orleans featuring two of our plothers, Tammany Baumgarten and Dr. Kiki Fontenot  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/winter-symposium-2019-tickets-52964835248

Feb 15-18  Great Backyard Bird Count

 

Feb. 23 – Herb Day, LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens, 8am to 2pm

 

Feb 27  Learn and Burn Workshop, DeRidder

 

March 5  Mardi Gras

 

March 9, 2019 – Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana – Sustainable Ag Conference – Grassland Gardens, Healing the Earth by Marc Pastorek

 

March 9 & 10 – Baton Rouge Spring Garden Show, Parker Coliseum, LSU Campus, Baton Rouge – 9am to 4pm both days

 

March 15 & 16, Northshore Garden and Plant Sale, St. Tammany Fairgrounds, Covington, LA 9am to 4pm both days

 

March 22-23 Southwest Louisiana Garden Conference & Expo Burton Coliseum Complex, Lake Charles,  USA

 

March 23 – EBR Master Gardener Plant Sale, LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens- 7am to 2pm

 

Mar 26-28 PLANT IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP BASIC THREE DAY  Allen Acres in Cravens, Louisiana; 5070 Hwy 399; Pitkin, LA 70656 337-328-2252  native@camtel.net 

 

March 31 – Presentation, “The Plight of the Humble Bumblebee,” by Betty Miley, Goodwood Library, Baton Rouge, 3pm

 

April 2-4 WETLAND PLANT IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP 2019 Allen Acres in Cravens, Louisiana;

 5070 Hwy 399; Pitkin, LA 70656 337-328-2252  native@camtel.net  basic plant id classes

 

April 6  Cajun Prairie meeting, Eunice, LA

 

April 6 &7- New Orleans Botanical Garden Spring Garden Show –

Saturday 9am to 5pm & Sunday 10am to 4pm

 

Apr 9-11 PLANT IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP BASIC THREE DAY  Allen Acres in Cravens, Louisiana; 5070 Hwy 399; Pitkin, LA 70656 337-328-2252  native@camtel.net 

 

April 12-14  Grand Isle Migratory Bird Festival

 

April 13 & 14 – Baton Rouge Botanic Garden Spring Plant Sale,

7950 Independence Blvd, 8am to 1pm

 

April 13 – Festival des Fleurs, Garden Show and Sale, Blackham Coliseum, Lafayette, 8am to 4pm

 

April 16-18 WETLAND PLANT IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP 2019 Allen Acres in Cravens, Louisiana;

 5070 Hwy 399; Pitkin, LA 70656 337-328-2252  native@camtel.net 

 

April 21  Easter

 

April 23-25 GRAMINOID (GRASSES, SEDGES, AND RUSHES) IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP

Allen Acres in Cravens, Louisiana; 5070 Hwy 399; Pitkin, LA 70656 337-328-2252  native@camtel.net

graminoid class information 

Apr 30-May 2 PLANT IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP BASIC THREE DAY  Allen Acres in Cravens, Louisiana; 5070 Hwy 399; Pitkin, LA 70656 337-328-2252  native@camtel.net 

 

May 3-4 Southern Garden Festival, 3502 E. Simcoe St., Lafayette, LA

 

May 5  Avec Souci Garden Tour, 1pm -5pm, Lafayette, LA

 

May 7-9 WETLAND PLANT IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP 2019 Allen Acres in Cravens, Louisiana;

 5070 Hwy 399; Pitkin, LA 70656 337-328-2252  native@camtel.net 

 

May 9, 2019 – Nacogdoches, Texas, Steven F. Austin University, Pineywoods Native Plant Center, Les Reeves Lecture Series – Entertainment via Seed by Marc Pastorek

 

May 14-16  PLANT IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP BASIC THREE DAY  Allen Acres in Cravens, Louisiana; 5070 Hwy 399; Pitkin, LA 70656 337-328-2252  native@camtel.net 

 

May 17-19  annual BBB.  Allen Acres, Cravens (Pitkin), La

 

May 21-23 GRAMINOID (GRASSES, SEDGES, AND RUSHES) IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP

Allen Acres in Cravens, Louisiana; 5070 Hwy 399; Pitkin, LA 70656 337-328-2252  native@camtel.net

 

May 27  Memorial Day

 

May 28-30 WETLAND PLANT IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP 2019 Allen Acres in Cravens, Louisiana;

 5070 Hwy 399; Pitkin, LA 70656 337-328-2252  native@camtel.net 

 

June 1, 2019 – New Orleans Botanical Garden, New Orleans, Louisiana – The Best Natives for New Orleans Gardens by Marc Pastorek

 

June 2-5  North American Prairie Conference, Houston, Texas http://www.northamericanprairie.org/

 

July 4  July 4th  (I hope you did not need this calendar for that info)

 

July 20-28 National Moth Week

 

July 20-28 Bioblitz Allen Acres

 

July 25-28  National Bug guide Gathering Allen Acres

 

September 21  Haynesville Butterfly Festival

 

September 21  New Orleans Botanical Garden, New Orleans, Louisiana – Collecting Seed from Louisiana Native Plants by Marc Pastorek

 

October 14, 2019  International Plant Propagators Society Southern Region Conference – Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Botanical Landscapes by way of Seed by Marc Pastorek