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2020 Matthaei-Nichols Student Prize and Award Winners

Congratulations, student prize and award winners! Following are University of Michigan students who have received the 2020 awards from the Winnifred Chase Fellowship and the William D. Drake and Nanette LaCross Prizes. Recipients below: The Winnifred Chase...

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Take Our 5-Minute Bonsai Survey

Explore the bonsai web pages on the Matthaei-Nichols website. Then tell us what you think. Students from the University of MIchigan School of Information are conducting a survey to see how people use the bonsai site. Thank you for your participation!

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Winter Scenes at Matthaei – Photos by John Metzler

Photographer John Metzler visits Matthaei and the Arb frequently, braving any weather to take photos of our properties and the plants and creatures who live there. Below are some winter scenes of Matthaei that show John's fascination with water, ice, and...

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Call for Artists: Spring 2020 Artist Market

Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum invites you to apply for our Spring Artist Market! Submit your original nature-inspired work for consideration - it could be jewelry, sculpture, glass, photography, paintings, fiber, etc. We're looking for...

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