When Harry Hurst science teacher Barry Guillot talks about the Wetland Watchers, he usually gets pretty animated, but it’s hard to imagine he ever envisioned himself as a cartoon in a book about environmental heroes. […]
Students who are part of Wetland Watchers, an environmental service-learning program at Hurst Middle School in Destrehan, are making both local and national news for their historic protection and reclamation of a 28-acre area in St. Charles Parish. […]
Five years ago, St. Charles Parish set aside 28 acres in the LaBranche Wetlands and christened the area Wetland Watchers Park. Now, plans are moving ahead to turn that park into something the parish sorely needs – a one-stop spot for education and recreation that will include fishing piers, an outdoor classroom and a canoe launch. […]
DESTREHAN – The Wetland Watchers invite you to attend “A Wetlands Reveillon” on Sunday, Dec. 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Jerusalem Shriners Temple located at 1940 Ormond Blvd.
Entertainment for the event will be provided by Amanda Shaw and the Cute Guys along with over 50 silent auction and raffle items.
Food to be provided by the Satellite Center Culinary Arts team and local restaurants and chefs.
Cocktail attire is required. Tickets are $35.
For more information about the Wetland Watchers program contact Barry Guillot at 985-764-6367 or visit www.wetlandwatchers.org.
Harry Hurst science teacher Barry Guillot was recently honored as the Louisiana Wildlife Federation Conservation Educator of the Year for his innovations in environmental service learning with the nationally recognized LaBranche Wetland Watchers Program.