The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
"I come to the Gardens for my health, the serenity of nature, and the company of kindred souls."
Beverly Mosely,
Garden Volunteer
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.

staff biographies

Jeff Walters
Building/Facilities Associate Supervisor

(734) 647-8083

Jeff has been with MBGNA since 1990, working at the Arboretum until the merger of the two units in 2004. Jeff has served in many different roles at the Arb and Gardens. He has worked as a groundskeeper and equipment mechanic, a horticulturalist, and in facilities maintenance. Jeff has an Associate of Applied Sciences Degree in Landscape and Turfgrass Management. He currently serves as Facilities and Equipment Manager. He enjoys the outdoors and raising sheep on his farm.

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