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

Registration for the 4-day, Summer Young Naturalists Program is now available by following this link!

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18-1PM Stewardship Saturday 16- 1PM Stewardship Saturday
    11-14 - 9:30 AM 7-9 Year Old Summer Naturalists
    18-21 - 9:30 AM 10-11 Year Old Summer Naturalists

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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