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July 18, 2019

Matthaei Botanical Gardens

August 12, 2016

Grant to help connect Matthaei Botanical Gardens with trail system

A hiking and biking trail connecting U-M's Matthaei Botanical Gardens with the regional border-to-border trail and beyond is one step closer, thanks to a Local Area Program grant of nearly $730,000 to Ann Arbor Charter Township from the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments.

April 30, 2015

Urban gardens getting ready to pop up around campus

Community pop-up gardens are taking root again, thanks to a passionate gardening corps on a variety of missions. This spring, at least seven city gardens are planted around campus, as well as the campus farm at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens.

April 6, 2015

Paved trail connecting Matthaei to campus gets boost from MDOT

The dream of creating a paved, two-mile bike and walking path to help link Matthaei Botanical Gardens to Central Campus is expected to become reality next year.

The 10-foot-wide trail will make it easier for hundreds of students accessing the Matthaei Botanical Gardens area to get to study and work areas.

March 9, 2015

Cabin fever? Some suggestions for things to do on campus

Another long winter is nearly done. You're ready for fun, and so is the family.

So shake off those winter blues and explore activities available on campus. See a live music or theater performance, a new museum exhibit, or bring the family to campus to see student athletes compete.

April 21, 2014

MDetroit Center Connector shuttle to add Matthaei bus stop

Beginning May 8, the MDetroit Center Connector will add the Matthaei Botanical Gardens as a new weekly bus stop between Ann Arbor and Detroit.

In addition to five bus stops in Detroit, the Matthaei Botanical Gardens will be the first new Ann Arbor stop since the service was launched in September 2013.

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