Dahlem - Best Place For Toddler

BBB Festival 2018

Dahlem’s annual Birds, Blooms, and Butterflies Festival will be held on August 11, 2018. Click here to learn more. If your business or organization would like to participate, be sure to reserve a booth now!

New Donation Boxes

New Donation Box on the south side walkway of our beautiful Natalie Emmons Children’s Garden maintained by our wonderful Jackson County 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.

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2 days ago

The Dahlem Environmental Education Center

A full Frost immersion at Dahlem this week! The entire student body (14 classes, one grade level per day) participated in a fun educational program, How to Build an Animal to learn about adaptations. Thank you Volunteer Trail Leaders for leading hikes. Thank you Heather Albee-Scott for organizing and finding funds for a great week for Frost students, staff and chaperones. Thank you Wheels to Woods for providing a full transportation grant to cover busing fees. Thank you Mother Nature for perfect weather!

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3 days ago

The Dahlem Environmental Education Center

The Michigan DNR has received quite a few calls recently about fawns. We would like to remind folks that most fawns are not abandoned and the mother will come back when she feels it’s safe to do so. Please keep this in mind. It’s okay to enjoy the sight of a fawn, just be sure to give them some space so they can reunite with mom. Learn more about what to do if you find baby animal at mi.gov/wildlife. #KeepMiWild ... See MoreSee Less

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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...