The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
"I come to the Gardens for my health, the serenity of nature, and the company of kindred souls."
Beverly Mosely,
Garden Volunteer
Few places on Earth are as beautiful as Michigan on a fine fall day. Stroll through the trails & gardens during the early morning or later afternoon at this special time of year.
Check out the bloom calendar.

staff biographies

Steve Erskine
Facilities Coordinator

(734) 647-8083

Steve Erskine was born and raised in Chelsea, MI. After graduating from Michigan State, Steve spent many years in Alaska working on rural medical constriction projects. Most recently, Steve had been working in Antarctica as the Facilities Engineer at McMurdo Station. Although he often struggles with plants, and is better at growing trees, Steve does enjoy all things green. When not working, Steve can often be found canoeing, fishing, or daydreaming about adventures in Canada.

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