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Become a Planet Blue Ambassador!

The Planet Blue Ambassador Program is your entry point to sustainability at UM-Dearborn. The program is designed to cultivate community that is rooted in wellness, environmental justice, activism, and environmental stewardship. To be a Planet Blue Ambassador (PBA) is to be a leader in working toward sustainability at UM-Dearborn and beyond. All faculty, staff, students, and alumni are welcome to join! Complete the self-paced training to become a certified Planet Blue Ambassador, or sign up for a live group training.

Events and Volunteering

The Planet Blue Ambassador Program and its partners host regular events that address environmental issues through hands-on activities, help build sustainability skills and knowledge, and provide tools for practicing sustainability on campus and at home.

Featured Events

Nature Walks for Mental Health

Nature Walks for Mental Health

When: First & third Tuesdays of the month until the beginning of April 2024. Dates include January 16, February 6, February 20, March 5, March 19, and April 2. Starts at 3 pm and goes until 3:45 pm.

Where: Meet at the Environmental Interpretive Center, rain or shine. Please dress appropriately for the weather.

What's it about? These 45-minute strolls are meant to help you press pause on the chaos of life and reconnect with nature and your well-being. We have routes that are accessible to people of all abilities! 

Free stuff! Each time you attend you will be entered into a raffle to win a prize. Winners will be announced during the April 2 event.

Contact: Alexis Kott. Email [email protected].

RSVP: Please RSVP through the Google Form.


people volunteering in the woodsStewardship Saturdays

When: The third Saturday of every month from 1pm-4pm.

Where: Environmental Interpretive Center

What's it about? This year-round, ongoing effort helps to improve and sustain the ecological health of the habitats in the Environmental Study Area. That includes addressing the many threats posed by invasive plants and re-establishing native plant life. Children must be at least 10 years of age to participate. All equipment for removing invasive plants will be provided by the Center.

RSVP: Rick Simek. Email [email protected] or call 313-583-6371.

Sustainability at UM-Dearborn

1200 - Campus Support Services Building
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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