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

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.

Winter Programs

Join Dahlem for a ton of fun and interesting programs this winter. With so many winter programs to choose from, your family will always have something to do here at the Dahlem Center.

Upcoming Events


Birding Magee Marsh

Event Information Birding Magee Marsh (Adult) Tuesday, May 3 6:00 AM…

Annual Work Bee

Event Information Annual Work Bee (Adult and Family) Saturday, May 7…

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Hunger Games 2015

Hunger Games 2015

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