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LUMCON Meet the Fleet

  • 8124 Hwy 56 Chauvin, LA 70344
  • Baton Rouge City Dock
  • May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017
  • Recurring daily
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • (985) 851-2860

Meet the Fleet is a multiday public event featuring the flagship vessels of Louisiana’s scientific research fleet. The Research Vessel (R/V) Pelican and the R/V Acadiana, owned and operated by the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON), will be featured and open for public tours given by the vessels’ crews. These two vessels will form the centerpiece of the event while LUMCON scientists and education staff display hands-on activities and provide information about marine research at booths set up dockside.
Come and learn more about Louisiana’s amazing research vessels, marine laboratory, marine science, and how you can become part of it all. LUMCON—the heart of Louisiana marine science.
Event Dates: May 19-21, 2017
Event Times: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily
Event Location: The City Dock, Downtown Baton Rouge (near the USS Kidd)