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Providing environmental education and land
conservancy services to the residents of
south central Michigan.

New Donation Boxes

New Donation Box on the south side walkway of our beautiful Natalie Emmons Children’s Garden maintained by our wonderful Master Gardeners. Please help maintain our wonderful trails!

Little Acorns

The mission of the Dahlem Little Acorns Nature Preschool is to provide an environment for children to explore, create, imagine, learn and grow through hands-on activities and experiences; to promote social, emotional and cognitive skills; and to instill a lifelong love, respect and understanding of nature.

Dahlem Membership

As a member you receive free or reduced admission to public programs, advanced registration and reduced rates for Outdoor Adventure Summer Day Camp, and a 10% discount on purchases in the Nutshell Gift Shop.

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The Dahlem Environmental Education CenterSaturday, April 29th, 2017 at 2:16am

We would like to thank the Jackson Eaton Hydraulic plant's Annie Steward and the Community Involvement Team for your generous donation to Dahlem. Thank you Eaton!

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The Dahlem Environmental Education Center added 9 new photos.Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 8:57am

Thursday April 27, 2017 Springport 5th grade students kept busy today! Their stewardship service project was pulling non-native invasive garlic mustard plants. We also hiked out to collect soil samples from wet woodland, grassland and fen areas to compare the soil differences, discuss benefits of...

The Dahlem Environmental Education Center
The Dahlem Environmental Education Center added 6 new photos — at The Dahlem Environmental Education Center.Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 11:33am

Wednesday April 26, 2017 agenda: Aquatic Studies at the stream and pond. Springport students emersed in their studies found a good assortment of water critters and based on their findings, Dahlem's stream and pond contain extremely low pollution levels. Excellent!
#Dahlem...

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The Dahlem Environmental Education Center added 4 new photos.Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at 7:10am

Map and Compass lesson for Springport 5th grade students on Tuesday, April 25th. They are good listeners and fast learners! Well done, Springport Spartans.
#Dahlem #Springport #AnniesBigNatureLesson #MapandCompassLesson

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The Dahlem Environmental Education Center added 2 new photos.Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at 4:22am

Today's a beautiful day to stop and smell some flowers! Our Little Acorns sure do enjoy smelling all the lovely flowers here at Dahlem!

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The Dahlem Environmental Education Center shared Becoming UnBusy's photo.Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 10:57am
Beth Erickson True story... 😕
Childhood Uncluttered <3
Sarah M Barnfield Andrea Shelby
Jennifer Murphy Mark Murphy
Lis Salerno Angela Lefebvre Always rushing to go nowhere...
Jessica Lyn Alex
Jenni Huff Amen!
Danielle Holt Agreed!!!
Megan Byers Heck yes. Amy Stovall Walding
Izabela Jackson Love this!
Vanessa Gonzales Matt Gonzales so true. 💚
Joanie Cleveland Chapman Cathy Hollifield Yocom, Charleen L'Hommedieu, Bev
Joanie Cleveland Chapman Sounds like the cousins trips
EL Aguilera Shelley Crawford
Stacey Karton Kylie Mills Murrell😄
Denise Sealy A work in progress.
Sue Green There will soon be time yaya
Kate Gabel Kacey Freudenstein
Naomi Irvin My weekends are full of fun "nothings" my 8 year old self would be very happy to do!
Karen Petty Steve Petty😊
Taya McCormick Tim Walsh ohh I'm so excited for nothing time 😍
Stefanie Tost Fernanda Zoe Faccin
Fiona Devine Nell Pgk... 😂
Sharyn Louise Roach Mark Roach
Jo Anne McAvoy So true
The Dahlem Environmental Education Center
The Dahlem Environmental Education Center added 6 new photos.Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 6:49am

Springport 5th grade students, teachers LeAnne Kregel and Shawn Morgan and chaperones went on discovery hikes through Dahlem's many habitats. The wetlands were a favorite when numerous turtles, a huge leech, frogs, insects, water snakes, birds and more could be observed in one location.

The Dahlem Environmental Education Center
The Dahlem Environmental Education CenterTuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 1:38am

Welcome to Springport teachers LeAnne Kregel and Shawn Morgan's 5th Grade Classrooms who will be here this week for Annie's Big Nature Lesson.

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The Dahlem Environmental Education CenterMonday, April 24th, 2017 at 2:53pm

10 Amazzzzing Bee Facts

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The Dahlem Environmental Education Center shared a post.Monday, April 24th, 2017 at 6:32am

Friendly reminder, it's time to hang hummingbird and oriole feeders out. ♡

Patty West Best to plant hummingbird plants that are native to your area. You can go to your local native plant nursery (if you are lucky enough to have one) and ask.
Pat Kotler Tysvm for sharing
Stacey Caffey Capps Thank you for sharing!
Tracey Culver Very handy! Thanks for sharing 😊
Melanie Harvey Simms Liz Vickers Zeiner thank you so much for posting this. I was just talking to Liz about researching plants for our hummers and butterflies.
Debbie Logan sharing thank you so much
Eric Brohelden Thank you for sharing, I do have about 5 of those on your picture
Marlene Robertson Thanks for sharing
Nancy DeLucia-Ferrin You are welcome everyone!
Patricia Powers THANK YOU FOR SHOWING THE DEFECT KINDS OF FLOWERS. THAT IS NICE TO KNOW THAT NOW
Lucia Fox Thank you! 😀
Linda Baldwin Tribendis Thank you.
Liesl Smith I have 8 out of the 12.
Lynn Duke Thanks for sharing...gonna plant some it these now that I know
Stephanie Wolf Tina Torres
Candy Clark Aurand Barb Wyant
Liz DeOrsey 7 out of 12 at the moment !
Pam Haskin Melissa Doolin Warfield love this!
Lupe H. Gutierrez Someday, when I have my own home and big, beautiful garden.
Jimmye Lynn Dye-Porter Bump

 

 

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Message from the Executive Director

Message from the Executive Director

As I stated in my letter at the end of last year announcing staff and programs cuts, Dahlem Conservancy Center has been in difficult financial circumstances for the past five...
Thank You!

Thank You!

Dahlem wishes to acknowledge our volunteers who have done so much with stewardship on our property: Barry Myers, Barb Wilcox, Vic Marquardt, Jim Rossman, and Paul Rice. Thank you to...
New Donation Boxes

New Donation Boxes

New Donation Box on the south side walkway of our beautiful Natalie Emmons Children's Garden maintained by our wonderful Master Gardeners. Please help maintain our wonderful trails! We are a...