The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
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UM Continuing Education
Looking for continuing education classes, lectures, and events at the University of Michigan?

Click here for information on classes for career building, personal enrichment, and much more.
Photograph of Red-Tailed Hawk taken at Nichols Arboretum by Andreas Kanon
Click here to learn more about birding at Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum.

adult education

Expand your knowledge of the natural world, explore a new topic, or learn a new skill by attending one of the many programs we offer year-round. The roster includes lectures series, exhibits, workshops, field classes, and more, most free and offered by our partner groups. No registration required unless noted in description.

We also offer nature-based youth programs and programs for scouts or groups of children.

  • Adult Education


 11/15/2014 - The Awesome Air Plants
 11/17/2014 - Human Activites Changed the Hydrology: Did that Cause the Buckthorn Invasion at Irwin Prarie?
 11/18/2014 - Holding on to Michigan's Beauty
 11/19/2014 - Meteorology and Birding


 12/9/2014 - Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers
 12/13/2014 - Holiday Greens Workshop
 12/15/2014 - Catching Your Breath
 12/16/2014 - Tales and Travels from Around the Globe
 12/20/2014 - Holiday Orchid Bazaar

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