Friday April 06, 2018 01:18 pm - Posted By Items of Interest
LUMCON is opening its doors to the community on Saturday, April 21, 2018 beginning at 9 a.m. for a free open house. The event will be held at the Defelice Marine Center, 8124 Highway 56 in Cocodrie.
Join LUMCON scientists and educators in a fun-filled day dedicated to showing you what LUMCON is all about. Learn more about Louisiana's amazing coastal marine laboratory, reserach vessels, marine science, and how you can become a part of it.
Research lab tours with the science staff
Free airboat rides
Scavenger hunt for kids ages 3-12
Dockside tours of research vessels
Live marine invertebrate touch tank
Free lunch served from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
In an effort to reduce plastic, please be sure to bring your own water bottles. There will be places to fill them.