Outdoor Discovery Center

On Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall, NY - 845-534-5506
Mail: P.O. Box 451, Cornwall, NY 12518 - Fax 845-534-4581 - No dogs on preserve
Nature Play - Nature Programs - Trails - Visitors Center 10am-4pm Sat & Sun

Wildlife Education Center

25 Boulevard Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 845-534-7781
Open Fri – Sun 12pm – 4pm. Animal Program Sat and Sun at 1pm & 2:30pm
Live Native Animals I Special Exhibits I Story Walk

Adult Programs and Adventures


Landscape Paint ‘n’ Sip

Time and Date: Saturday, February 18th 3 – 5pm
Location: Outdoor Discovery Center
Admission: Museum Members: $50 Not-yet-Members: $60 
Walk-ins will not be admitted

Registration is now CLOSED

Join us for our first “Paint ‘n’ Sip” event in the ballroom overlooking the beautiful grounds of the Outdoor Discovery Center. This will be a fun afternoon to relax, laugh, and learn with renowned local artist John Gioia. Class includes wine, cheese, painting instruction, and all you need to create your own masterpiece.


Special Lecture: What’s a GMO?

Tuesday, February 28 (snow date March 28)
7:30pm at the Cornwall Presbyterian Fellowship Hall
222 Hudson St., Cornwall-on-Hudson

Learn the basics of the science that goes into genetically modified foods, also known as transgenic goods, and how they differ from traditional breeding programs. Discuss foods that can be genetically modified with high rates of applications. This will help participants who may be interested in avoiding GMO crops to be smart shoppers. The goal of this non-biased program is to help consumers gain resources on how to continue their personal education and/or advocate for themselves. Led by Maire Ullrich, Orange County resident and Agriculture Program Leader at Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Admission: $8 Not-yet-Members. Museum Members: $5


Special Lecture – “Getting to Green: Saving Nature: A Bipartisan Solution”

Tuesday, March 14
7:30pm at the Cornwall Presbyterian Fellowship Hall
222 Hudson St., Cornwall-on-Hudson

Join us to hear Frederic C. Rich discuss his timely book on how the American environmental movement lost its way and how it can get back on track. His work is a rousing call for conservatives to reconnect with their long tradition of support for conservation and for the green movement to adopt the reforms necessary to restore bipartisan support for the environmental agenda. As Rand Wentworth, President, Land Trust Alliance says: “My fellow environmental leaders may not agree with every word, but we ignore this book at our peril. With a career at the highest levels of global capitalism and as a greatly respected environmental leader, Fred Rich is in a unique position to bring the right and left together to find practical solutions to ourenvironmental challenges.”

Admission: $8 Not-yet-Members. Museum Members: $5 

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