The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
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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.
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calendar of events

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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Few places on earth are as beautiful as Michigan on a fine fall day. Take an afternoon walk through the Arb or Garden trails to see the spectacular autumn foliage.
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  • Legacy of the Land through Art
    In collaboration with the Legacy Land Conservancy, Matthaei-Nichols presents Legacy of the Land through Art, an exhibition of art in an array of media that celebrates the connection between land and people—a key component of both organizations’ missions. Free admission. Open daily.

    Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Date: 10/12/2013 to 11/10/2013

    Time: 10 am

    More info: click here

  • The State of Michigan State Parks
    Ron Olson, Chief of Michigan State Parks and Recreation, reviews the status of our beloved state park system. Welcome Ron back to his Ann Arbor roots, where he was twice recipient of the Sierra Club Huron Valley Group Public Official of the Year, learn about current state park developments and anticipated changes, and ask questions about your favorite parks. Free. Presented by Sierra Club Huron Valley Chapter.

    Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Category: Adult Education

    Date: 10/15/2013

    Time: 7:30 pm

    More info: click here


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