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Featured Garden: Great Lakes Gardens

The Great Lakes Gardens celebrate our region’s natural heritage and re-create many of the special habitats found here such as dune, limestone plain, and prairie. We’ve planted the Gardens with Great Lakes endemics (those found here and nowhere else in the...

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Intern post: Photographing the Peony Garden

By Julia Lawson 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....

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Intern post: The Importance of Native Seeds

By Caleb Kaczmarek 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...

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Members Give Students Career Building Opportunities

Membership dollars support many incredible things at Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum - including our summer interns! These internships provide students with real-world experience in horticulture, research, curation, conservation, field services,...

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The Campus Farm Goes International

At least part of the farm, that is: Campus Farm Manager Jeremy Moghtader just returned from a trip to a remote village in Peru. He was there to advise the University of Michigan student group Sustainability Without Borders Peru Project Team. The team---composed of...

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