Wildlife Education Center (WEC)

 
Days and hours of operation: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 12pm-4pm
Location: 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson
Admission: Non-members$3 per person ages 3 and up. Museum Members Free
 

The Wildlife Education Center (WEC) is the home of many animals that can be found in our local woods, fields, ponds and rivers including, rabbits, turtles, frogs, toads, salamanders, snakes and fish. As well as a screech owl, a great horned owl, and of course the crowd favorite, Edgar, our resident crow that says "hello!"

You can also enjoy our on-going family friendly programs and exhibits included in admission:

  • "Meet the Animals": Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm & 2:30pm.
  • The "Marvelous Moths" exhibit in the Ogden Gallery: Explore the fascinating world of moths. View gorgeous moth photos from Jim des Rivieres. Learn about the moth life cycle, anatomy and how moths differ from butterflies. Use our microscopes to get an up close look at moth specimens. Enjoy interactives like The Moth Lifecycle game, Moth Predators and Caterpillar Corner. This exhibit made possible in part by The Dorr Foundation and Orange & Rockland Utilities.
  • StoryWalk®: read your way along the trails with this interacive hike 

Click here to enjoy a brief video in order to learn more about the Wildlife Education Center, the Nature Museum, its mission, and some of the many wonderful programs offered!

For more information call 845-534-7781

 

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