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

Maple Syrup Season is fast approaching. Check out the Spring 2016 Newsletter for announcements about upcoming activities!

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20-1PM Stewardship Saturday 5- 1PM Maple Tours/Demo
20-1PM Public Tree Tapping 5-1PM Young Naturalists
    19-1PM Stewardship Saturday

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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