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

Jack Pritchard

Jack is a graduate student in SNRE studying Conservation Ecology and Landscape Architecture. Before joining the team at MBGNA as a Caretaker & Intern, he received his BS from Cornell University. As an undergraduate, he spent 6 months studying the sustainable redesign in Christchurch, New Zealand, in response to the 2010/2011 earthquakes. Following graduation, he worked on a trails stewardship crew with the National Parks Service at Golden Gate National Recreation Area in California. In his free time Jack enjoys fly fishing, backcountry backpacking, and ceramics.

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