The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
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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.
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Looking for a location to hold a group meeting? We have some of the University's best study spots.

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There's always something happening at the Arb & Gardens, whether it's a single cactus blooming in the Conservatory or a few thousand people enjoying Earth Day celebrations. Free guided tours. Prescribed burns. Gardening and art classes for kids and adults. School field trips. Seasonal exhibits. Let our calendar help you find the activity that's right for you and your family.

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Bundle up for a glorious winter hike through the Arb or Gardens. See views normally obscured by foliage. The day after a snow fall is always beautiful and the animal tracks so clear.
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events for January 21

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  • The Controversial Coyote, Part II
    Wildlife biologist Bill Dodge and DNR-licensed wildlife rehabilitator Holly Hadac, both of Southeast Michigan Coyote Research Project, give an update on radio-collar tracking-based studies of coyote activities in SE Michigan urban areas and explain how to live in harmony with this naturally shy, nocturnal omnivore. Presented by Sierra Club Huron Valley Group. 

    Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Date: 1/21/2014

    Time: 7:30 pm to 9 pm

    More info: click here


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