Two Great Locations, One Organization

Who We Are

We are one organization with two locations at the University of Michigan. Our mission is to promote environmental enjoyment, stewardship, and sustainability through education, research, and interaction with the natural world.

What’s Happening

Earth Words (our blog)

Intern Post: Jens Jensen, Council Rings and What Nature Does for Us

By Rebecca Huska Each intern in the Nature Academy internship program at Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum chooses a summer project to research and report on. The project culminates in a poster displayed in Matthaei’s public indoor spaces....

Intern Post: The Circle of Sustainability on the Campus Farm

By Josie Gilmore Each intern in the Nature Academy internship program at Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum chooses a summer project to research and report on. The project culminates in a poster displayed in Matthaei’s public indoor spaces....

CALL FOR ARTIST VENDORS: Winter Artist Market

Winter Artist Market: Sunday, December 2, 2018, 10 am – 4:00 pm Application deadline: October 5, 2018 by 5 PM Notifications: October 19, 2018 by 5 PM Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum invites you to apply for our winter artist market in December! Here’s...

Intern Post: Winter Fun at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Caroline Golbeck Each intern in the Nature Academy internship program at Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum chooses a summer project to research and report on. The project culminates in a poster displayed in Matthaei’s public indoor spaces....

Dear Members, Thank you!

Membership dollars go to supporting many incredible things at Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum - including our summer interns! These summer internships provide students with real-world experience in horticulture, research, curation, conservation, field...

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