The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
restoration workdays
Monthly restoration ecology workdays:
  • Arb 2nd Saturdays
  • Gardens 3rd Saturday

get involved


Docent, Tom Gaffield, explaining plant habitats to students.

We welcome volunteers to get involved in every season at Matthaei-Nichols. New volunteer orientations are offered every month, with additional training required for some assignments.

  • Explore the many ways you can be a steward or interpreter of nature...
  • Interns are the secret ingredient. As a Garden and Arboretum we are at a dynamic point in our history. Reaching 100 years as part of the University of Michigan we are established but still changing and growing...
  • Join now and be a member of the MBGNA team!...
  • Sign up your group to volunteer with MBGNA!...
  • View images from past event...

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