If you want to enjoy the sights and sounds of colorful songbirds, this is the week they stop at the Environmental Interpretive Center’s 300-acre Natural Areas to relax and fuel up before continuing on their migration journey north.
In late March, the Environmental Interpretive Center's staff organized a prescribed burn to keep the one-acre prairie in UM-Dearborn’s Environmental Study Area maintained and healthy.
Before anyone panics, UM-Dearborn naturalist Rick Simek wants everyone to take a calming breath — they aren't here — and remember not all yellow-and-black-striped insects are the same.
Whether you need a good fright or cozy comforts, UM-Dearborn in autumn is a-maize-ing. Here are campus suggestions on how to get the most out of fall.
Most of us have heard that bees are disappearing. And that’s not good news for our gardens or food supply. Senior Kaitlyn Tatro and the Environmental Interpretive Center have a plan for aiding bees and other insect pollinators. And, if you choose, it could involve your backyard.
Led by Professor Emeritus Orin Gelderloos, UM-Dearborn's “salad bar course" — with its cattails, elderberry, mint and more — is more than nutritious; it teaches students how to understand and interact with local nature.
A natural way to learn: UM-Dearborn Environmental Interpretive Center educators offer summer programs
Taught by staff and students, the line-up includes bird watching, tree identification, gardening and more.
Every season brings something new to see in the Environmental Interpretive Center and the adjacent Environmental Study Area. Here are five things you may see walking on the trails.
See nature in action at the Environmental Interpretive Center’s gardens.
His nearly 25-year career with UM-Dearborn has included developing programs for community involvement, managing the community organic garden and creating new field trip options for area schools.
Welcome to the Bug House.
The kids are led by interpreters, mostly UM-Dearborn biology majors and alumni, who guide students’ understanding about ecology and different species through hands-on group learning experiences and conversations.