Earth Day at The Bailey Museum

Event Date: 4/21/2018
The Bailey Museum
903 South Bailey Avenue
South Haven, MI 49090
Contact: (269) 637 - 3251
Family Friendly


Celebrate Earth Day at The Bailey Museum! 



- “Ask an Expert” with Nor Serocki, SW x SW Corner CISMA Coordinator, on hand to talk about invasive species. Bring a photo and description of your invasive plants for identification.

- “Buy it where you Burn it” information, including appearances by Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Longhorn Beetle.

- 10:00 am - 11:30 am: Boy & Girl Scouts will be cleaning up backwoods to earn an Earth Day Badge

- 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm: “Painting with Nature” project for kids with Wendy Onuki from Forever Curious Children’s Museum in Fennville. Free but please RSVP to The Bailey Museum


Inside/McNeill Room:

-  9:30 am: John Stempien, Director Emeritus of The Bailey Museum, will be discussing and showing sections from his video series “In Search of Liberty Hyde Bailey”.

- 11:00 am: Allan Overhiser, of Overhiser Orchards- talk about 150 yr. old family fruit farm

- 1:30 pm: AJ Brucks, Director of the VBCD, will be presenting “The Critical in Critical Dunes” - native vegetation, invasive species, dune importance, and some of the best kept secrets around!


Exchange with Friends: Gardening/landscape books and magazines, seeds, native plants, and bulbs! Bring some, take some!

South Haven/Van Buren County Convention and Visitors Bureau
546 Phoenix Street
South Haven, MI 49090
Phone: 269 637-5252