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:
Cafe e-Mail:
e-Newsletter: Click Here to subscribe to our e-Newsletter.
Memberships: Click Here to purchase your money saving Fernwood membership.

Staff Directory                                                                                                                                                                        

Email:              Phone: 269.695.6491 + extension

Executive Director       cline 210
Carol Line          
Manager of Facilities and Grounds     sbornell 217
Steve Bornell    

Visitor Services Manager     afraser 200
Ava Fraser
Facilities Maintenance     ahibnar 269.695.6491
Al Hibnar (part time)
Seasonal Naturalist      chopwood 222
Corey Hopwood        
Volunteer Coordinator     jjason 207
Judi Jason (part time)        
Head Naturalist     wjones 220
Wendy Jones        
Gallery Curators        
Cheryl Phelan and Jackie Welsh (part time)       gallery  
Bookkeeper       kpruitt 214
Kim Pruitt
Horticulturist and Botanist
    rreitz 215
Ralph Reitz
Development and Community Engagement Manager
  erowland 211
Elaine Rowland         
Rental Facilities and Visitor Services Coordinator
      htuthill 201
Heidi Tuthill          
Membership and Graphics Coordinator
jwahlstrom  212
Jordan Wahlstrom         
Events/Marketing Intern     gwright 218
Gillian Wright (part time)        
Receptionist     azuehlke 200
Anna Zuehlke (part time)        


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