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Everything You Wanted To Know About Native Plants

Curious about native plants—the how, when, where, and why to use them? If you want to learn more about their use in horticulture and especially in your garden, be sure to attend one or all of the series on native plants presented by the Ann Arbor chapter of Wild Ones....

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Photography Exhibit: Elements of Change

Michigan photographer Diane Zoellmer says that one of the biggest attractions to photography for her is the ability to capture the moment. Living along the lake shore provides a lot of opportunities for that---"and with mother nature changing the view from one second...

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Matthaei-Nichols January 2018 Programs and Events

Looking for some nature-based education opportunities this winter? Our non-profit and mission-related groups offer presentations, workshops, and classes in beekeeping, ikebana, native plants, birding, and more. Here's the January 2018 lineup of programs at Matthaei...

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Former Interns, Future Victors for Nature

Over the years hundreds of U-M students have turned their summers into a nature-centered learning experience as interns in our Nature Academy program. The students contribute to our organization in remarkable ways and in prodigious quantities, all while engaging every...

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2018 Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers Bee School

Learn beekeeping hands-on with experts from Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers Club (A2B2).  The club offers two fee-based courses, for beginning and intermediate beekeepers, at Matthaei Botanical Gardens (1800 N. Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105). Classes meet February...

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A Grinch in the Arboretum

By Jordon Tourville The holiday season in Nichols Arboretum is usually associated with fun, family, and a time to let go of the hustle of daily life and enjoy the peace and serenity of nature. As the lead caretaker for the Arb I have the distinct pleasure to both...

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Gallery of photos for Sacred Plants Exhibit at Matthaei

"Sacred Plants," the holiday exhibit at Matthaei Botanical Gardens, opened Saturday November 25. Volunteer photographers Michele Yanga and Zohair Mohsen captured some of the sites and scenes at Matthaei, indoors and outside. The exhibit runs through...

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Holiday 2017 Artist Market at Matthaei

Holiday 2017 Artist Market     at Matthaei Don't miss our 2017 Holiday Artist Market. High-quality crafts and art for sale in a variety of media from local artists. A great opportunity to pick up some beautiful, unique items for your holiday gift list....

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