- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 15, 2014

MARRERO, La. (AP) - Activities this weekend focus on the wildlife of the Barataria Preserve at Jean Lafitte National Park in Jefferson Parish.

Events planned from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday include tours, a display of furs and skulls of animals native to the swamplands and activities for children.

The preserve entrance is on Barataria Boulevard.

More information is available online at www.nps.gov/jela or by calling 504-689-3690, Ext. 10.

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