Important Note:

Due to the continuing COVID-19 situation the Environmental Interpretive Center is closed.  All in-person programs and events are postponed or canceled at least until December 2020.  While the Center is closed, the trails are open to the public. Please follow the posted COVID-19 safety guidelines.  Check out our Education & Programs page for nature-based activities and virtual programs. 


Making Cities more Livable with Trees

How can trees contribute to healthier environments in urban areas?  Can trees help mitigate some of the impacts of climate change? What efforts are already underway?  

Virtual Panel Discussion, 28 October 2020 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

with Dave Norwood (Sustainability Coordinator, City of Dearborn), Fai Foen (The Greening of Detroit), Samra'a Luqman (Resident, Dearborn South End) and Daniel Goldfarb (Wildlife Habitat Council)


Welcome to the Environmental Interpretive Center, an environmental research and education center situated on the campus of the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Our mission is to promote human and ecosystem health and sustainability through environmental education, research, and service. Our integrated educational programs and research activities focus on raising public awareness of environmental issues and developing and implementing strategies for creating cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable communities.

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