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.
- June 8 @ 10:00 am - June 22 @ 8:00 pm at Matthaei Botanical Gardens
- June 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 amat Matthaei Botanical Gardens|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019
What’s in Bloom
There’s something blooming year-round at the botanical gardens and arboretum. Click on the image above or here for galleries of blooms throughout the seasons.
Earth Words (our blog)
By Jeff Plakke, Matthaei-Nichols Field Services ManagerAbout this time of year people start asking, and the answer is still no, thankfully: we do not have the exotic giant hogweed growing on our properties. What people often report is in fact the...
Intern post: Enhancing The Nature Academy Internship – Bonding and Networking Opportunities for Matthaei-Nichols Interns
By Anita Michaud The Nature Academy is focused on training a new generation of environmental leaders in sustainability, conservation, and ecological restoration. Everyone plays an important role in maintaining the properties, programs, services, and...
Ann Arbor Street Construction and A2-Dexter Run May Impact Your Visit to Nichols Arboretum Weekend of June 1-2
A number of city street construction projects may impact your visit to Nichols Arboretum the weekend of June 1-2. For information about street work please see the city announcements and map. The Ann Arbor half-marathon and the 10 and 5K take place Sunday, June 2 in...
Check out the programming offered by the Ann Arbor Bonsai Society this summer. Most programs are free unless noted otherwise. Don't miss the annual bonsai show sponsored by the Ann Arbor Bonsai Society in August. Programs held Wednesday at 7 pm except for the bonsai...
The Gaffield Children’s Garden at Matthaei Botanical Gardens is hosting weekly hands-on Nature Play Pop-ups summer 2019. On Monday mornings 10 – 11:30 am and select Sunday afternoons 3-4:30 pm through August, volunteers will lead interactive, exploratory nature play...
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