Phase 2

Coming in April!

  • The Lakeside Park has, over the years, lost large shade trees and the crab trees have outlived their aesthetic purpose.


  • To create a demonstration garden made up of some of the most important native trees of Berrien County.

  • To provide an attractive setting for community events.


  • Enhances the beauty of the primary entry point to Lakeside.

  • Provides a peaceful spot, appealing to walkers, bikers.

  • June 22, 2020 the Chikaming Park Board unanimously approved a plan for the Lakeside Association to enhance the Triangle.

  • Lakeside Association's 2020 Annual Newsletter announcement.

  • June 27, 2020 revitalization plans were presented at the Lakeside Association's Annual meeting.

  • Fall 2020, Stage 1: planting of native trees (oak, beech, maple).

  • Spring 2021, Stage 2: planting of native redbuds.



  • Patron - $500 or more with naming options

  • Sponsor - donations from $101 to $499

  • Contributor - donations of any amount up to $100

Questions? Contact Peter Van Nice: 

Park Enhancement Committee:

Peter Van Nice, Chair

Sue Phelan

Theresa Richter

Janet Schrader

Send us an email:

Contact us by mail: 


P.O. Box 22

New Buffalo, Michigan  49117

Join our community events at:


Lakeside Park

(Red Arrow Hwy & Lakeside Rd)

Lakeside, Michigan  49116

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