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.

Fall in love with Nature at Waterman Center

Did you know Waterman Center has 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

Upcoming Events:

1) Photo Contest

2) Reading Hour

    3) Book Discussions


        Click on the links above for more information

Scenes from our 2019 Fall Festival, held October 12th.

Images courtesy of Teri Franzen Photography

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

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Site design by Cheryl Utter

Band for Fall Fest, The Namedroppers!