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

Ashley McCloskey
Development, Membership, and Tribute Coordinator
(734) 615-9475

Ashley McCloskey is thrilled to be part of the development team at Matthaei-Nichols. She earned her MA in Arts Administration from University of Michigan Flint and a BFA in Dance from Western Michigan University. Her love of nature and the arts shine through her experience in events and development at various organizations across Lower Michigan. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Michigan Festivals & Events Association and as a council member of the New Leaders Arts Council of Michigan, an advisory council for Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs.

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