The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
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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.
Take a botanical tour of the world in our Conservatory.

school programs

Tours of the Conservatory and trails at Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum are available throughout the academic year. Trained interpretive guides cover a variety of topics including basic botany, ecosystems, restoration ecology and wetlands which help you to reach Michigan education benchmarks.

Schools with need may be eligible for tour fee scholarships. Scholarships are available on a first come basis, based on availability of funds.

Please inquire when scheduling your visit.

It cannot too frequently be realized that nature is the best teacher and that even in the museum-like arboretum she can give points on arrangement.
-O.C. Simonds, Landscape

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