(ITHACA, NY) Cayuga Nature Center will be closed starting Monday, December 23, 2019, for renovations through the month of January. The Nature Center is slated to re-open on February 1, 2020, when it will resume its normal Winter hours: Thursdays through Mondays 10 am – 5 pm.
In February, the Cayuga Nature Center is hosting a Winter Free Day--with free admission for all on Sunday, February 9, 2020. The Nature Center’s popular Schools Out! Winter Camp for ages 5 -12 will be held the week of February 17 – 21, 2020. Coming Sunday, March 15, 2020 is the Cayuga Nature Center’s annual MapleFest! Which includes a pancake breakfast (catered again by Luna), live music, vendors, and fun activities for all. The Cayuga Nature Center is an educational venue of the Paleontological Research Institution.
About the Paleontological Research Institution
The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) pursues and integrates education and research, and interprets the history and systems of the Earth and its life, to increase knowledge, educate society, and encourage wise stewardship of the Earth. PRI and its two public venues for education, the Museum of the Earth and the Cayuga Nature Center, are separate from, but formally affiliated with Cornell University, and interact closely with numerous University departments in research, teaching, and public outreach.