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

  • July 16 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 12, 2018

    Art Exhibit: On the Wing

    at Matthaei Botanical Gardens
  • July 17 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 12, 2018

    Art Exhibit: On the Wing

    at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Earth Words (our blog)

Intern post: Watering, Teaching and Tractoring at Matthaei-Nichols

By Nick Maternowski 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: Documenting Poisonous Plants and Coexisting with Them

By Gucci Fan 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. Interns...

What’s in Bloom at Matthaei-Nichols: July 10

From the conservatory in winter to spring bulbs and native wildflowers, to the perennial, gateway, and Great Lakes gardens, there's always something blooming at Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum. In July and August, the Gateway Garden at...

Intern post: Destroy to Protect: Creative Ways to Care for Nature

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. Interns also write a...

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