Welcome to the Environmental Interpretive Center

The EIC is a University of Michigan-Dearborn facility that promotes environmental sustainability through community education and scientific research. The Center is the gateway to the 300-acre Environmental Study Area available to university students, school groups, and the public.


What’s New

The Children's Gardening Program is now taking registrations. Join EIC staff in the organic garden for a summer full of gardening activities. More Information Here.

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2-6PM Sprouts Gardening Program 18- 1PM Stewardship Saturday
20- 1PM Stewardship Saturday 31- 7:30PM Insect Orchestra

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Rouge River
Bird Observatory

The Rouge River Bird Observatory is the longest- running, full-time urban bird research station in North America.
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Contact Us:

Interpretive Center
University of Michigan – Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
(313) 593–5338