Cayuga Nature Center

The lodge at CNC

New at the Nature Center!

Have you seen the poster of The Cayuga Basin Bioregion? Come see the original watercolor in its new exhibit!

Copies are on sale in our store.

Welcome to the Cayuga Nature Center!

The Cayuga Nature Center, a public education venue of the Paleontological Research Institution, provides an opportunity for nature enthusiasts of all ages to learn about environmental and outdoor education in a fun and engaging way.

The Butterfly Garden

Come greet the butterflies as they make the Cayuga Nature Center Butterfly Garden their home for the summer! Learn all about these delicately beautiful creatures and what they eat and where they live!