The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
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"I come to the Gardens for my health, the serenity of nature, and the company of kindred souls."
 
Beverly Mosely,
Garden Volunteer
Summer is a great time to visit the spectacular Gateway Garden of New World Plants at the Botanical Gardens. The ornamental plants in this garden are originally native to the Americas.
Check out the bloom calendar.

staff biographies


Andy Sell
Development Generalist

sella@umich.edu

(734) 615-9475

Having been raised on a family farm in southeastern Michigan, Andy has a love for plants and the natural world that developed at an early age. While pursuing a BFA and minor in the environment from the University of Michigan, he pursued his passion for nature with classes at the Universityís Camp Davis in Wyoming and later developed educational programs as a park ranger intern with Glacier National Park in Montana. In May 2007, Andy started at MBGNA as an education intern. After graduating, he expanded into visitor services while also co-coordinating the Teaching and Inspiring Environmental Stewardship program in U-Mís School of Natural Resources and Environment. In autumn 2009 Andy joined the development department, where his diverse responsibilities include coordinating membership, annual giving, memorial giving, and sponsorships.


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