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 year-long, 9-session Young Naturalists Program is now taking registrations. Join EIC staff for this fun-filled experience of outdoor exploration. More Information Here.

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2-8PM Spiders by Flashlight 21- 1PM Stewardship Saturday
17- 1PM Stewardship Saturday    
23-7:30PM Whooo's Out There?    

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Contact Us:

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