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PROGRAMS FOR THE PUBLIC

VISIT

The DeFelice Marine Center in Cocodrie, Louisiana is open for self-guided tours from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm seven days a week. You can meet the animals in our aquaria, learn about Louisiana’s marine side with our educational exhibits, climb the observation tower for a bird’s-eye view of the marsh, and birdwatch from our pond boardwalk.

Public groups (more than 10 people) are welcome to schedule a guided tour or a longer trip (including educational activities) into the salt marshes, bays, or island environments near Cocodrie.  Contact our Director of Education and Outreach to learn more and schedule a trip. Click here for information on LUMCON fees and policies.

EVENTS

LUMCON regularly hosts events at our DeFelice Marine Center in Cocodrie, LA and elsewhere.

Upcoming events

Open House
April 21, 2018, Cocodrie, LA (more information coming soon)

Customized educational opportunities
Educators and researchers from the DeFelice Marine Center are available as guest speakers to cover a variety of marine science topics. Contact our Director of Education and Outreach to learn more and schedule an expert.

GET INVOLVED

You can support LUMCON by volunteering with our education department, telling teachers about us, spreading the word about your LUMCON experience more broadly, or reducing barriers for a student in need. Contact our Director of Education and Outreach to learn more.