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.


It's Maple Syrup Time of Year!

Watch here for the Sap Run Schedule (updated daily) where we will post days that we'll plan to collect sap in the late afternoon as weather permits.

Check out the Maple Syrup Events HERE!


Sap Run Schedule



Thursday February 15 TBD  
Friday February 16 TBD  
Saturday February 17 TBD  


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Contact Us:

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