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 The Path Through The Woods's post.Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 1:31pm
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The Dahlem Environmental Education Center added 3 new photos.Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 1:12pm

We have sap!! Our volunteer trail leaders and Naturalist tapped maple trees last Friday Feb. 16 in preparation for our Maple Sugaring school programs and for Maple Madness public program on Saturday, March 17.
Teachers and homeschool groups please call 517.782.3453 to register...

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The Dahlem Environmental Education Center shared WLNS Bonney Bowman's video.Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 4:36am
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Today we had Mallory DePrekel with the Information Technology Empowerment Center (ITEC) on the show, talking about the 2020 Girls Giving Society Winter Celebration - it's all about getting girls in mid-Michigan excited about STEM education. Check it out!
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The Dahlem Environmental Education CenterSunday, February 18th, 2018 at 3:06am

Nutshell Giftshop is OPEN Saturday Feb. 17th 10 am to 2 pm. A huge Thank You! to volunteer Bev for your service.

Be like Bev and volunteer at Dahlem! To learn more about volunteer opportunities, attend our Volunteer Open House on...

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The Dahlem Environmental Education Center added 2 new photos.Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 1:30pm

Colorful owls and STEM art project created by our Little Acorns Nature Preschool students.
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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...