Plant a Lake Michigan Rain Garden

Event Date: 9/14/2019
Time: 9 AM to 12 PM
Pilgrim Haven Natural Area
18th Avenue
South Haven, MI 49090
Contact: 269-324-1600
Family Friendly Free

Lend a hand in planting a rain garden that provides food for pollinators, soaks up runoff, prevents flooding, filters pollutants...and looks great too.



In order to plan ahead and bring enough tools to make this an effective workday, it's helpful for us to know how many people are planning to come. Please RSVP by filling out the form on our website or calling the office at 269-324-1600.



Please dress for the weather in clothes that you don’t mind being potentially torn, stained, or gotten dirty. Southwest Michigan land Conservancy will provide plants, tools, and snacks.


Kids are welcome to help! 
Volunteering helps children learn valuable lessons about community and sharing (read an interesting article on the topic at, and planting is a great way to introduce children to nature. Researchers at Michigan State University have found that gardening with young children helps their development – read the article here.

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