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...

News

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 14:32
June 3, 2015, Lansing, MI: Twenty Ecology Center Health Leaders Fellows urged State Senators and Representatives to prioritize public health in current and upcoming policy decisions.  The fellows, mad... read more
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

Blog Posts

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 2:32pm

June 3, 2015, Lansing, MI: Twenty Ecology Center Health Leaders Fellows urged State Senators and Representatives to prioritize public health in current and upcoming policy...

Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 09:00

Call for Riders

Envision biking through scenic farmland, past stunning lake views, and...

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 10:00
Back to School the Waste Less Way - Pencil Holders!

Get back into the swing of school by...

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 10:00

Looking for ways to reuse old fabric? Come join us and learn about ways to repurpose old...

Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 10:00

Celebrate America Recycles Day with us! We will be creating bird feeders from old recycled...

Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 10:00

Make reducing part of your holiday tradition! Explore ways to use less while still celebrating...

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 17:00

Join us September 23rd for our first installment of “CAPppy Hour!”

What exactly is CAPppy...