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.

What’s Happening

  • July 21 @ 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 22 @ 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)

Nature Academy Interns Give Thanks

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...

Intern post: Food Forests and the Power of Nature

By Joseph Powell 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: 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...

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