Environmental Education

Environmental Education

We believe that environmental awareness and caring for the natural world should be crucial components of youth education, and we hope to make a difference by improving the environment one child at a time. 

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Contact us: education@ecocenter.org

Newsletter Stories

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 10:52am

This Saturday, February 28, the Environmental Education staff – Katy Adams and MacKenzie Maxwell – will be representing the Ecology Center at the Michigan Science Teacher Association (MSTA) 62nd ...

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 12:00am
Real handmade valentines from recycled paper

Visitors to Ann Arbor’s Materials Recovery Facility will see how new paper is made from old paper and have the chance to make their own...

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 12:00am
State of the state speech falls short

Environmental groups across the state, including the Ecology Center, panned Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's comments about...


Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 00:00
What can you do with all that left-over bubble wrap after you’ve worked out your holiday stress by popping the bubbles? Find out how to recycle bubble wrap and other tricky items like Christmas trees,... read more
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 00:00
The Ecology Center Launches Second Year of Health Leaders Fellowship after Successful Pilot Year   Applications for the Ecology Center’s Health Leaders Fellowship open today, marking the second year... read more

Upcoming Events

Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 10:00

Get ready for the summertime breeze by crafting streamers made from old hot-air balloon fabric...