Briarwood is the birthplace and home of Caroline Dormon, a world renowned naturalist, author, artist, and the first woman to be hired in the United States Forest Service. The Briarwood Nature Preserve carries on the work started by Miss Dormon by preserving wildflowers native to the south and educating the public.
216 Caroline Dorman Road, Saline, Louisiana 71070, United States
Open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of March, April, May, September, October, and November.
Tours available Monday through Thursday and off season months by appointment only.
The Foundation for the Preservation of the Caroline Dormon Nature Preserve is a non-profit organization.
Written by Curator Bayli Quick, these blog posts review current and past short stories written by Caroline Dormon, Richard Johnson, and Bayli