Wild Things

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019
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Explore the wild things of Louisiana at this FREE family-friendly event. 

Owls, and alligators, and bears, oh my!

Connect with your wild side and celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week with us! 

Southeast Louisiana Refuge Headquarters in Lacombe, LA is the site of an annual Wild Things community event. Children can build a birdhouse, learn how to canoe, see live animals, fish for prizes in our casting pond, take a pontoon boat ride of the Bayou, enjoy a variety of exhibits and hands on activities, see Louisiana native animals, and more. Food will be available for purchase, benefiting the Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Inc. Listen to live music as you enjoy a picnic lunch. 

Event is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wild Things Youth Art Contest and Exhibition

Calling all young artists between the ages of 5 - 18! Get inspired by nature and submit your drawing or painting of wildlife, a natural landscape, or habitat by October 2, 2017.  The exhibition of all entries will occur at Wild Things. Awards are given for age categories and mediums. Download entry form and rules here. 

The Southeast Louisiana Refuge Headquarters is located at 61389 Hwy. 434, Lacombe, LA 70445.

Get wild with us!