Center Hours

Waterman's main site on Hilton Road houses an interpretive center with a museum, live animal residents, a reference library, gift shop, educational displays and classroom space, all of which are open to the public.

Weekdays from 9 to 4

Saturday from 10 to 4

Closed on Sundays


Open dawn to dusk daily


or by email:

info AT watermancenter.org

Your generous support helps fund programming, care for our display animals and so much more!

The mission of Waterman Conservation Education Center is to promote conservation education and environmental literacy. We serve our members, the citizens of the Twin Tiers of New York State and Pennsylvania, and all visitors to our wildlife refuge system.

Presentations for March

It's a Winter Wonderland 

at Waterman Center

Did you know Waterman Center offers Snowshoe and Ski rentals at our Hilton Road facility? That we have SIX Nature Preserves? Or that our Preserves are free and open to the public for people of Broome and Tioga County to enjoy? 

*To learn more click on the Nature Preserves tab above

2019 #NatureNow

Nature Photo Contest Results

Images from the 2019 Awards Ceremony

Photographer Mary Lou Shapinas

In partnership with FundingFactory, we are now accepting used inkjet and toner cartridges for recycling 

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