The White Memorial Conservation Center is located in the heart of the 4,000 White Memorial Foundation property in the northwestern Connecticut foothills of the Berkshire Mountains. The Conservation Center operates a natural history museum with exhibits focusing on the interpretation of local natural history, conservation, and ecology. Dormitory and classroom facilities extend the opportunities for visitors to interact with the natural world. The outdoor area includes the 4,000 wildlife sanctuary maintained by the White Memorial Foundation. Here the woodlands, streams, fields, ponds, and marshes harbor numerous and diverse plant and animal species. Along with environmental studies for school children, the Center provides year-round public programs that include field trips, lectures, and nature study programs. Each year, the Center serves thousands of people of all ages.