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)

Photo Gallery: A Hike into Heathdale, Spring 2018 Curator’s Tour

We had a wonderful Spring Curator's Tour this Saturday, May 19th, spending an afternoon exploring Heathdale at Nichols Arboretum. Heathdale is a unique segment within the arboretum that hosts Ericaceous and Appalachian Plants. Matthaei-Nichols Director Bob...

Scenes from Matthaei-Nichols Spring Plant Sales

Saturday, May 12 and 19, Matthaei Botanical Gardens hosted the Mother's Day Plant Sale and Kitchen Favorites Member Hours. These were special pre-sale hours during which members could purchase--and get a discount on---beautiful floral arrangements,...

Welcome Summer 2018 Matthaei-Nichols Nature Academy Interns

Welcome summer 2018 interns! Thirty-nine students from all over the University of Michigan campus joined our team of interns this summer. They'll be working in every department, helping us get things done. They will also take away a portfolio of...

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