The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
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restoration workdays
Monthly restoration ecology workdays:
  • Arb 2nd Saturdays
  • Gardens 3rd Saturday

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Docent, Tom Gaffield, explaining plant habitats to students.

Join for the Love of It!

Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum are diverse, rich environments for you to explore, enjoy and steward. Join with others who share your volunteer spirit. You will come away with lasting friendships and a deeper appreciation for the natural world to share with others.

  • Explore the many ways you can be a steward or interpreter of nature...
  • Interns are the secret ingredient. As a Garden and Arboretum we are at a dynamic point in our history. Reaching 100 years as part of the University of Michigan we are established but still changing and growing...
  • Join now and be a member of the MBGNA team!...
  • Sign up your group to volunteer with MBGNA!...
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