About the Property
Located in the heart of The Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s 88-acre wetlands preserve is the Erwin J. Ernst Marine Conservation Center (EMCC). Named after Dr. Erwin J. Ernst, the Center has been an important part of WMHO for more than 50 years. The building houses two classrooms, a learning lab, microscopes and touch tanks.
About the Program
The adult program at the EMCC includes a discussion on conservation history, the DNA of our marine ancestors and current ecological challenges facing our planet. A short nature walk follows where guests will identify birds, marine invertebrates and the marsh plants. Healthy snack included.
Adult Fee: For parties of 20 or less, $12 per person. For groups of 20 or more – the 20th person and so on, $10 per person.
Location: The Ernst Marine Conservation Center
Address: Trustee’s Road, East Setauket, NY 11733