Two Great Locations, One Organization

Wood Plants and Trails Technician

chadmach@umich.edu

Chad is responsible for the care and maintenance of trees, shrubs, collections, and trails. His area of focus on tree care revolves around providing the right care for young trees in order to establish their structural resilience years down the road. Chad is particularly interested in the intersection of maintaining trees in formal garden settings while simultaneously providing proper Chad Machinskiwildlife habitat. He also is interested in the role public gardens can play in informal education.

Outside of work his passions include running, hiking, herpetology, birding, and writing.