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One Book One Community 2022: Atchafalaya Houseboat: Louisiana Landscapes

2022 Community-Wide Reading Program

Baton Rouge City Nature Challenge 2022

The City Nature Challenge is a global event being held April 29th - May 2nd, 2022. 

BREC Trails

  • Get moving and get out on one of the many trails that Baton Rouge has to offer!
  • Walking? Biking? Hiking? Kayaking? There's a trail for you!

Louisiana Master Naturalists

The Louisiana Master Naturalists of Greater Baton Rouge (LMNGBR) is a chapter of the Louisiana Master Naturalist Association focusing on the natural and cultural history of Baton Rouge and surrounding parishes.

  • Their volunteers strive to to advance awareness, understanding and stewardship of the natural environment.
  • Whether you want to become a Master Naturalist or attend one of their many conservation education or service community events, there's something for everyone!

LA Dept of Wildlife & Fisheries

Contact Information:


Street Address: 2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Wildlife Rehabilitators

A list of all the permitted Wildlife Rehabilitators in the state of Louisiana!


Nature Conservancy of Louisiana

The Nature Conservancy protects Earth's most important natural places - for you and future generations. Their work in Louisiana includes restoring and studying the Atchafalaya Basin and even more of Louisiana's diverse landscapes. 

Louisiana Native Plant Society

The Louisiana Native Plant Society works for the preservation, conservation, and study of native plants in their habitats; the promotion of knowledge of their utilization; and the education of the public about the values of native plants and their habitats. The branch ,The Capital Area Native Plant Society , works in the Greater Baton Rouge Area.

Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

  • The Atchafalaya Basin was designated a National Heritage Area in 2006 and stretches across 14 parishes!
  • Use this map to explore the Atchafalaya Basin region! 

Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail

Baton Roots Community Farms

By blending access to fresh food, skill-development, socialization, and art into one location, Baton Roots brings an opportunity for our community to learn best practices in sustainable agriculture on an urban farm.

Check out these monthly garden workshops!