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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 Center shared explore.org's live video.Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 10:46am
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A light snack for the bald eagle chicks!
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The Dahlem Environmental Education CenterSunday, April 30th, 2017 at 7:36am

Michigan's Five Most Common Ticks

Sarah Solis Kaner remember number 5 on Izzy!
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The Dahlem Environmental Education Center shared Homestead & Survival's photo.Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 3:38pm

Hello, how about this georgous front door? ♡

Sally Salter it is beautiful... but some people have way to much money to spend! If you got any spare money and don't know what to do with it....We are trying to build a dog park.
Mike Coconis It's made by this company. I'm thinking about getting it but it's soo expensive. $7640.00 http://greatriverdoor.com/our-doors/?gallery=residential-carved-doors
Gail Galik My favorite furniture store, Van Gorders' Furniture, Inc. in Hawley, Pa. has carved screen doors. I keep hoping they start making them for sliding screen doors.
Ruth Tuit Ja mooi he had hem al eens gezien prachtig houtsnijwerk mischien schilderen.Heb ook een keer achter schot van een bed gezien zal wel wat kosten zucht.Fijn weekend
Chelsea N Rick Roberson Matt Morales your boy needs this cause he Is a lone wolf haha
Debbie Vout Oh😮 We would like to place order please!! Wow this is finishing touches for our New home!! Love this. Wolves are our theme! BEAUTIFUL! Love this. ❤❤ 🌸🐾
Glenda Johnson With the amount of money we've spent Joe Johnson we could have a door like this 😂😱
Priscilla Crockett Frank Pancoast if you helped, we could do this ..Maybe if Steve helped, lol.
Candy Osburn Rynn Davis for when you get your own place. Cool huh
Dewayne Agan Curt Tucker never been to your place , but this reminds me of you, this is cool
Janet Lynn Wagner Some ppl trying to keep the wolves from their door, while others are carving them there 😉
John Davies Really beautiful, but I imagine something like that would run in the neighbourhood of $2K.
Cindy Allen No way! I come home and some fool has stolen my door!! Awesome door.
Heidi Durham Windy Shy, Charles Young Jr., Davina Young. This would look sooooooo goooood on my house. 😊
Linda Sweeney I want that door it is so beautiful an the carving is splendid I have a bedroom with nothing but wolved
Hilda A Galvan What?? What a talented wolf!!!!!!! Lol jk yeah love it ! Its beautiful
Jody Ryan John...would u make this for us? Lol...but seriously
Fredrique Bingley Charles Simmons babe this is going to be our front door
Sharon Jezak Our son has a carved door for his log home.It has deer on it. Really a focal point.
Justine Simpson Chad Chitty when we win lotto tonight and build the house of our dreams I want this door !!!!
Steven Cervantes Mark Cervantes - Wanna make something like this for my place markie?
Rachel Gray It is beautiful but for that price I could pay almost a full year of rent.
Guy Mathieu That door is pretty awesome, but I think I like the diamond willow on the sides of the door more....
Susan Brown Annette Kelly we need this for our log cabin.
Moira Mc Nama This would be a great project for Sean out at camp.
The Dahlem Environmental Education Center
The Dahlem Environmental Education Center added 7 new photos.Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 8:33am

Friday, April 28, 2017 lessons introduced Springport students to animal adaptations by studying pelts, skulls, scats, and tracks and to participate in discussions. Thank you teachers Shawn Morgan and LeAnne Kregel for bringing your 5th grade students out to Dahlem for Annie's Big Nature Lesson...

The Dahlem Environmental Education Center
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!

The Dahlem Environmental Education Center
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!
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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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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...