Two Great Locations, One Organization


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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.

Interns at Matthaei

Student Interns: Essential for Our Success

We’re hiring interns for our Nature Academy internship program. Learn more and apply

Earth Words (our blog)

Giving Blueday: How will you give to nature this year?

Giving Blueday has moved to the spring for the U-M community! It takes just one day—one act—to make a difference that lasts. Help grow the movement, and support what you love about U-M on March 10, 2021. For the Matthaei-Nichols community, it is a great...

Native Plant of the Week: Eastern Skunk Cabbage

A close-up view of a blooming eastern skunk cabbage. Photo: Nichols Tonelli. Skunk cabbage likes growing conditions to be wet! Photo: Michele Yanga. By Joseph Mooney   Each week we showcase a plant that's native to the continental United...

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