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Children's Nature Centers on Long Island, NY

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:20 PM EST with 6 listings
Nature centers can teach children about environmental conservation, local horticulture and ecosystems.
Children's Nature Centers on Long Island, NY

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

Established in 1883 by New York State, the hatchery is open year-round, fees are $6 for Adults, $4 ages 3-12 and over 65. Visit trout ponds, which hatch trout for NY State ponds and lakes and aquarium exhibits featuring the largest living collection of New York State freshwater reptiles, fish and amphibians.
1660 Rt. 25A, Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724 PO Box 535, Tel 516-692-6768
Fax: 516-692-6769; E-mail: info@cshfha.org
Website: cshfha.org

Gregory Museum - Long Island Earth Science Center

Home to the largest mineral collection on LI. Shells, gems, rocks plus the Old Court House Jail & historic exhibits. Suggested donations: Adult: $3, Children: $1.50, Members: free
1 Heitz Pl., Hicksville NY 11801 Tel 516-822-7505
Fax: 516-822-3227; E-mail: gregorymuseum@earthlink.net
Website: gregorymuseum.org

Long Island Aquarium at Bay Shore

The Aquarium offers an IMAX/3D theater and state-of-the-art exhibits that will heighten visitor awareness of Long Island's environment from the Ice Age to our present era.
28 West Main St., Bay Shore NY 11706 Tel 631-665-4600

Long Island Seaport & Eco Center (LISEC)

LISEC is a non-profit organization, dedicated to promoting an appreciation, awareness, and understanding of maritime history and the marine environment.
101 E Broadway., Port Jefferson NY 11777 PO Box 750, Tel 631-474-4725
Website: lisec.org

Quogue Wildlife Refuge

Guides lead children on well-marked trails as they explain about the animals, birds, ponds, marshes, and plants along the way.
3 Old Country Rd., Quogue NY 11959 Tel 631-653-4771
E-mail: info@quoguewildliferefuge.org; Website: quoguewildliferefuge.com

Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary

This is the oldest National Audubon Sanctuary in America, and the trees and plants here were planted specifically to attract birds.
134 Cove Rd., Oyster Bay NY 11771 Tel 516-922-3200
Fax: 516-922-6734; E-mail: TRSanct@aol.com
Website: ny.audubon.org