UPDATE: This trip is now full and we are working on getting more canoes so more people can participate! If you would like to join the waitlist, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘2023 Paddle Trip Waitlist,’ including the number of people in your party in the email.
Join us on April 2 for a paddle on the Maurepas Swamp Preserve! Explore this beautiful wetland forest and see firsthand how the wetland habitat provides a crucial shelter for birds and other wildlife, while contributing to the health and resiliency of coastal Louisiana.
We’ll be guided by expert birders and naturalists:
- Byron Almquist, Louisiana Master Naturalist, Canoe & Trail Adventures
- Jane Patterson, President, Baton Rouge Audubon Society
Date: Sunday, April 2
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Location: Chinquapin Launch, 13400 Boat Landing Rd, Maurepas, LA
Canoe & lunch provided. $40 fee to register.
This leisurely paddle will follow the bayou through a scenic cypress forest. We’ll wrap up with a delicious shared meal prepared by the local hunting club!
Bring water, bug spray, and anything else you need to have a safe and comfortable paddle. Canoe and lunch are included with the registration fee.
Land conservation is a vital tool for protecting Louisiana’s natural treasures, like the Maurepas Swamp Important Bird Area. The $40 registration fee will go towards funding our conservation work at the Maurepas Swamp Preserve and across the state. Thank you for supporting conservation in Louisiana!
Space is limited, so register today to reserve your canoe.