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Prairie Restoration as seen from Education Building at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute l A West Michigan Nature Center

Laboratory and Housing Resources


For both consortium members and other organizations, the Institute can provide classroom space, housing, meal service, field trips, or research facilities. Some scientific research support and equipment is also available. Field station facilities and property are available for season-long undergraduate research projects, or for afternoon or multi-day field trips with overnight accommodations. For detailed price estimates, please contact Dr. Sara Parr Syswerda at syswerdas@cedarcreekinstitute.org.


Education Classroom Facilities at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute l A West Michigan Biological Field Station for Environmental Education

Education Building: 5,000 square feet, barrier free, total of 8 rooms

Classroom – Seats 24 to 30

    Laboratory Classroom – Seats 24

    Study Carrels – For 12 students

    Library –a variety of titles on organisms, habitat, wetlands, etc.


Research Laboratory: 2,400 square feet, barrier free


    Wet lab capability

    Classroom - Seats 24