The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
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Winter is a great time to take a stroll and appreciate the conifers along the trails at the Arb and Gardens. If you wish to avoid the chill of winter, stop into the Conservatory at the Gardens to experience the sights and smells of plants from all over the world.
Check out the bloom calendar.
study spots
Looking for a location to hold a group meeting? We have some of the University's best study spots.

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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In the late summer, prairie grasses and plants begin to peak. The prairie sites in the Arb and Gardens are great places for a peaceful stroll.
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  • Localization: What's in It for Us?
    Can living smaller be a plus for individuals and communities? Given anticipated decreases in natural resources and energy availability, Raymond De Young, U-M School of Natural Resources & Environment & College of Literature, Science, & the Arts, discusses adapting-in-place. The ultimate goals of this process are sustaining, even improving, natural systems that directly support our communities while advancing society’s long-term psychological well-being. Free. Presented by Sierra Club Huron Valley Chapter.

    Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Category: Adult Education

    Date: 9/17/2013

    Time: 7:30 pm

    More info: click here


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