Who can schedule a meeting at the
Cusano Environmental Education Center
Organizations with similar missions, local community
groups, federal agencies and partner organizations may use the meeting
When can you have our meeting?
Meetings can be held from 8:30-4:00 Monday through
Friday unless special arrangements are made with refuge staff.
How can you reserve the meeting
room for your group?
Call the Cusano Environmental Education Center to
find out if your date is available. The room is reserved on a first-come,
first-served basis for groups that meet the above criteria. You will
be asked to fill out a reservation form.
How much does it cost to use
Use of the room is free of charge.
How big is the meeting space?
The meeting room can accommodate up to 100
people, auditorium style; 40 people auditorium style; and 30 people "U"
What if you want to show a video
at your meeting?
The room is equipped with a
slide projector, VCR, overhead projector, stage, podium, microphone.
What kinds of material should
you bring to my meeting?
You must supply all materials needed for your meeting,
including flip chart paper, easels, markers, tape and similar items.
Can you have food at your meeting?
Food and drinks are not
allowed in the meeting room and exhibit area. Groups may use the
small lunchroom in the classroom wing for food set-up and eating. There
is no food sold at the refuge. Refuge staff can provide a list of
nearby restaurants that deliver. Coffeepots and hot water are available
for your use.
What else should you know?
- Alcoholic or intoxicating substances of any kind are forbidden.
- Smoking is prohibited inside the building.
- Loud music, which disturbs the public, is prohibited.
- All trash should be disposed of properly in the meeting
room or in the lunchroom.
- Meeting room and lunchroom should be cleaned and restored
to its original state.
- Encourage your group to tour the CEEC and the refuge before
or after your meeting.
- Schedule 15 minutes at the beginning of your meeting for
a refuge orientation video and a brief introduction by a refuge staff member.
- Your organization must release the U. S. Fish and Wildlife
Service and the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum staff and
volunteers from any responsibility or liability for loss or damage of items
put on display or stored at the CEEC. In addition, you organization
must assume full liability and responsibility for damage or loss of CEEC
items during building usage, including the structure.
Call (215) 365-3118 for more