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October 2019 Education Opportunities and Events

Discover all the ways you can clean your house with herbs; pick up some fairy-garden plants; learn about preserving open space in Washtenaw County; and how you can help prevent new forest pest invasions. Check out our October opportunities below. Wed., Oct. 2, 7...

Call for Artists: Winter 2019 Artist Market

Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum invites you to apply for our Winter Artist Market in December! Here’s how it works: submit your original, nature-inspired work for consideration – jewelry, sculpture, glass, photography, paintings, fiber,...

Intern post: The Dog Days of Summer at Matthaei-Nichols

By Gwendolyn Evans The Nature Academy is focused on training a new generation of environmental leaders in sustainability, conservation, and ecological restoration. As part of the Nature Academy program, each intern writes a blog post and develops a project. The...

Help Us Name Our Peony Book!

We’re working with the University of Michigan Press on a book about peonies. It’s part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden in 2022. The book will show how people around the world—and in Nichols Arboretum—have celebrated...