The Waterman Conservation Education Center in Apalachin, NY is dedicated to increasing environmental awareness and outdoor recreation. Waterman operates five wildlife refuges that are open everyday during daylight hours.
Waterman's main site on Hilton Road houses an Interpretive Center which is open to the public:
Weekdays from 9 to 4
Saturday from 10 to 4
Closed on Sundays.
403 Hilton Road
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The Annual Meeting for the Center will be held on Sunday the 24th of January, at 1 pm, at the Center.
The Board of Directors will be holding their annual election at this meeting.
The Guest speaker is Paul Curtis, Associate Professor at Cornell University. His Specialty is Wildlife/Human/Habit/Ecological Conflicts and methods of Management.
From New York Route 17 (future I86), take exit 66, Apalachin. Follow signs to Route 434. Turn right onto Route 434 and travel 1.5 miles.
Turn left on Hilton Road. Go to top of the hill, the Center is on the left.
The Waterman Conservation Education Center manages four sites in the Tioga County area and one site in the Broome County area. Click on the map (Or Sites link at the top) to visit the Hilton Road location, Hiawatha Island, Brick Pond, Apalachin Marsh, or the IBM Glen.