Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve is a beautiful place to visit throughout the year, with hours that vary seasonally. You can join Fernwood to enjoy a wide variety of membership benefits by signing up online.

From November through April, you will find that Fernwood is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sunday from noon to 5:00 pm EST.

From May through October, Fernwood is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and Sunday from noon to 6:00 pm EST. Fernwood is closed on Mondays, (including holidays). 

Visit Fernwood Gardens and enjoy a truly beautiful day!

Mailing Address:

Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve
13988 Range Line Road
Niles, MI 49120

Telephone: 269.695.6491
FAX 269.695.6688
General e-Mail:
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Memberships: Click Here to purchase your money saving Fernwood membership.

Staff Directory                                                                                                                                                                        

Email:              Phone: 269.695.6491 + extension

Executive Director     cline 210
Carol Line        
Grounds Maintenance     aawald 269.695.6491
Adam Awald (part time)        
Manager of Facilities and Grounds   sbornell 217
Steve Bornell    

Visitor Services Manager/Rentals   bdinger 200
Barb Dinger      
Facilities Maintenance   ahibnar 269.695.6491
Al Hibnar        
Seasonal Naturalist    chopwood 222
Corey Hopwood        
Volunteer Coordinator   jjason 207
Judi Jason (part time)        
Head Naturalist   wjones 220
Wendy Jones        
Gallery Curator   kkiesselbach     269.695.6491
Kathee Kiesselbach (part time)        
Development and Marketing     amcrae 213
Allison McRae (part time)        
Bookkeeper     kpruitt 214
Kim Pruitt
Horticulturist and Botanist
  rreitz 215
Ralph Reitz
Development Coordinator   erowland 211
Elaine Rowland         
Facilities   jtaylor 269.695.6491
Jim Taylor (part time)        
Membership and Graphics Coordinator
jwahlstrom  212
Jordan Wahlstrom         


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