The Field Station and Environmental Education Center was created to provide hands-on learning and observation of nature and encourage exploration of natural processes by students of all ages. In addition, research activities are directed toward understanding the human impact on ecological processes and communities.

Our center is a collaboration of the Departments of BiologyNatural Resources and Environmental ManagementLandscape Architecture, and Geology as well as others. The FSEEC is comprised of six properties totaling 425 acres.

The center is run by the director and a supported by staff and student workers. An Executive Council functions as the governing board for all activities.