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Wish List

Donating new or gently used items is an excellent way to make an important contribution to Blandford Nature Center. Please view our most updated wish list below:

Wildlife Education Center

  • Food
    • Carrots
    • Science Diet canned dog food
    • Sunflower bird seed
    • Nightcrawlers
    • Timothy hay
    • Alfalfa hay
    • Reptomin turtle pellets
    • Suet cakes
    • Whole fish (5 inches or longer)
    • Fish fillets (scales on 1 side preferred)
    • Strawberries (fresh or frozen)
    • Mealworms (live or dried)
    • Cans of sardines
    • Kale
  • Supplies
    • Scotch Brite Heavy Duty Sponges
    • Lysol or Chlorox disinfecting wipes
    • Whtie Vinegar
    • Regular Bleach (please no low splash bleach)
    • Trash bags in 45-gallon size
    • Small nitrile gloves
    • Small latex gloves
    • Medium latex gloves
    • VitaShell lotion
    • 250 watt heat bulbs
  • Gift Cards to the following:
    • Pet Supplies Plus
    • Meijer
    • Home Depot
    • Animal Medical Center of Wyoming
    • Amazon

Education & Community Programs

  • Outdoor Clothing
    • Ponchos (30 small child)
    • New winter hats to fit 3rd graders
    • Bandannas
  • Office Supplies
    • Markers
    • Colored pencils
    • Glue sticks
    • Clear school glue
    • Whiteboard markers
    • Scissors (adult)
    • Clear plastic bins w/ lids in 22x15x6 and 13x8x4
    • Laundry baskets
    • Backpacks
    • Sheets
    • Camouflage
    • Blankets
    • Construction paper
    • Simple sit-down activities (games, puzzles, etc.)
    • First-Aid supplies
  • Specific Program Supplies
    • Bamboo poles (large and small)
    • Anvils
    • Wood burner tool
    • Tanned deer hides
    • Flashlights
    • Field, compound & stereo microscopes
    • Pentax 9x21UCF mini binoculars
    • Michigan or Eastern US Field Guides (birds, mammals, scat & tracks, plants, etc.)
    • Native plant seeds or starts
    • Dried Beans (white and brown)
    • Tree cookies
    • Greater Grand River watershed model
    • Gift cards to bookstores

Farm

  • Greenhouse & CSA
    • Digital Scales
    • Black plastic crates
    • Commercial Bread trays
    • Gift Card to Johnny’s Selected Seeds
  • Animals
    • Bee keeping supplies
    • Used Farm Equipment
    • 4×4 Electric vehicle with cart
    • Gator

Facilities

  • Garden tools (large & small)
  • Chainsaw chaps/bibs
  • Ear protection
  • Safety glasses
  • Garden maintenance kits (5) w/ scissors, pruners, twine
  • Commercial-grade weed whacker
  • Gift cards to hardware and lumber stores
  • Sponges with scrubby side
  • Kitchen towels
  • Work gloves (adult & child sizes)
  • 10 soft rakes (metal or plastic)
  • Bug spray

Administrative

  • Laptops
  • iPads
  • iPad mounting stand w/ adhesive
  • 2-3 Radios
  • Whiteboard on wheels
  • Bulk 8.5×11 printer paper
  • Heavy duty paper shredder
  • Heavy duty stapler
  • Gift Cards to the following:
    • Home Depot
    • Menards
    • Lowes
    • Office Max
    • Office Depot
    • Meijer
    • Family Fare
    • Gas cards
    • CostCo
    • Michael’s
    • Hobby Lobby
    • Party City

Don’t see a match for you on our wishlist?

We still welcome your support! Please consider donating online or volunteering your time to support Blandford Nature Center.