(New Orleans, La.) - Audubon Nature Institute is inviting the community to experience their attractions in a whole new way, through an array of newly-introduced education programs available offering one-of-a-kind learning adventures for the entire family.
"We are very excited to be offering new programs that continue Audubon's mission of educating our diverse audience," said Audubon Director of Education Programs Tricia LeBlanc. "By creating programs for visiting schools, home school families, toddlers and their parents, offering private tours for family groups, and expanding our outreach programs we are hoping to reach out further into the community and serve a broader audience."
The following new programs aim to introduce nature into visitors' lives and help foster an appreciation and care for the natural world:
New! Home School Mondays
Nov. 10 - Give your home school student a chance to see a different Audubon attraction each week!
New! Zoo School
November - May 2014: Offer your students an enhanced and engaging learning experience while on a field trip to the Zoo.
New! Aqua School
November - May 2014: Offer your students an enhanced and engaging learning experience while on a field trip to the Aquarium.
New! Zoo Wild Walks!
Learn more about your favorite Zoo animals by taking a Zoo Wild Walk tour.
New! Aquarium Wild Walks!
Learn more about your favorite Aquarium animals by taking an Aquarium Wild Walk tour.
New! Twilight Treks for Teens
November 2014 - April 2015: Take your students to the Zoo for an exciting nighttime learning adventure!
November - December 2014: This early childhood program gives your child their first adventures with nature.
Safari After Dark
December 13: Join us for overnight camping at Audubon Zoo!
For more information about Audubon Nature Institute education programs, please visit http://www.auduboninstitute.org/education
Audubon Nature Institute is a 501(c)3 not for profit that operates a family of museums and parks dedicated to nature. These New Orleans facilities include: Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Entergy IMAX® Theatre, Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium and Audubon Nature Institute Foundation. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.