The Discovery Trail, a partnership of eight educational organizations in Tompkins County, New York, promotes awareness of its members’ programs and collections and fosters understanding of the connections among science, nature, and culture.
A community where curiosity flourishes and every resident and visitor uses the Discovery Trail to explore science, nature, and culture.
- Leadership: to enhance our visitors’ experience of the world of learning and to advocate its importance;.
- Community-wide involvement: to promote lifelong engagement in Tompkins County’s informal educational resources and to encourage visitors of all ages to pursue self-directed learning outside the classroom;
- Project development: to develop innovative, collaborative educational projects;
- Audience development: to reach new audiences and increase the diversity and number of our visitors.