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.


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"OWL MOON" During a Young Naturalist program last week in the Natural Area, this Great-horned Owl was pearched in the stark branches of a tree silhouetted by a full moon.

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