We have exciting things planned for Earth Day, Saturday, April 21.

April 5, 2018 at 2:02 pm

The Bailey Museum is kicking off spring with a celebration of Earth Day, Saturday, April 21 starting at 9:30 a.m.


  •  “Ask an Expert” with Nor Serocki, SWxSW 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 Wendi Onuki from Forever Curious Children’s Museum in Fennville. Free – 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!


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