The Wild Center, Tupper Lake, will close temporarily to the public and suspend scheduled on-site events and programming effective March 13 due to concerns over the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. The center will reopen on May 1 after its regular, annually scheduled, maintenance month of April.
Wild Center staff will continue to work while undergoing best practices for staying healthy as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control. A dedicated facilities team has enhanced cleaning and disinfecting efforts throughout the campus.
The Wild Center will monitor updates from local and federal authorities, the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization as the situation unfolds. Staff are in the planning stages to deliver educational content online.