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

A new interactive, graphic Story Map about the history of the Environmental Study Area



Explore the history and changes that have taken place here!

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10-13 9:30 am

Summer Young Naturalists

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15-1PM Stewardship Saturday 19 -1PM Stewardship Saturday
17-20 9:30 am

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Contact Us:

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