Our mission is to:
- Preserve habitats and plant and animal species indigenous to this area of the state,
- Provide an outdoor teaching and research venue for college students and faculty,
- Encourage passive recreation by members of the college community in ways that emphasize appreciation of the natural sights and sounds of the larger creation,
- Provide both educational and recreational benefits to the larger Grand Rapids community.
See a glimpse of the Ecosystem Preserve in the video below, created by Calvin student Elizabeth Embertson, for her Introduction to Video Production course: