A transformative force for
social and ecological resilience.
Find out how we turn this commitment into action in our mission, strategic planning, and engagement for visitors, students, and researchers.
Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum is a transformative force for social and ecological resilience through the waters and lands we steward. We turn this commitment into action by:
A living, immersive museum.
Discover the depth of our commitment to ecological resilience, inclusivity, and transformative education, set against the backdrop of the diverse landscapes we steward.
DEI and Strategic Plan
We are dedicated to cultivating a community that is as diverse as the ecosystem we care for. Embodying our mission, this strategic plan outlines our commitment to fostering an inclusive environment, developing equitable opportunities, and actively integrating DEI into every aspect of our operations and programs. We maintain a steadfast commitment to ensure our gardens, fields, and habitats are a reflection of the dynamic tapestry of our global community. Read more about this commitment in the links below.