May 4, 2020 Open Letter from the Executive Director

May 4, 2020; An Open Letter to Dahlem’s Friends, Our Supporters, Donors, Members, Sponsors, and Visitors on the Impact on Dahlem from Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Stay Home, Stay Safe and other Executive Orders Preschool and Environmental Education Classes In April, Michigan Governor issued an executive order closing Michigan schools for the balance of the school […]

Bart Hawley Show Appearances

Tune in to watch! Learn more about the Bart Hawley Show on the JTV website.   Wednesday January 17th at 1:55 PM Executive Director Ben Dandrow and Development Coordinator Ashley Beauchamp will discuss the success stories from 2017 and the big plans that are in store for Dahlem in 2018!   Thursday January 25th at […]

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 years. Dahlem had been operating with budget deficits since 2011. In the conclusion of 2016 for the sixth consecutive year, we were facing a deficit […]

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 private organization dependent on our donors and users generosity. Thank you for your support!

The Sigmund Boardwalk is open on the Nature for All Trail

The Sigmund Boardwalk is open and ready for you to walk and enjoy. Thank you to all those who made the walkway and viewing area possible. The Sigmund Foundation for the generous support. Jim Rossman and Paul Rice for their time, design, and layout. Consumers Energy Work Groups. Bill Strohaver Board Member and Volunteer. Gary […]

Bill and Vi Sigmund Boardwalk

Work continues on the Nature for All Trail Boardwalk. A BIG thank you to the Bill and Vi Sigmund Foundation for their generous support! The existing Nature for All Trail Boardwalk has aged and can be hazardous when wet but because of the Sigmund Foundation use of eco-friendly material will replace the boardwalk and include […]