Wish List

Support Blandford by donating items!

Support Blandford by donating items

Donating new or gently used items is an excellent way to make an important contribution to Blandford Nature Center.

Please view our current wish list below:

Wildlife Education Center

  • Food
    • Carrots
    • Science Diet canned dog food
    • Nightcrawlers
    • Timothy hay
    • Alfalfa hay
    • Reptomin turtle pellets
    • Corn on the cob
    • Radishes/turnips
    • Whole fish (5 inches or longer)
    • Fish fillets (scales on 1 side preferred)
    • Strawberries (fresh or frozen)
    • Mealworms (live)
    • Kale
    • Broccoli/Cauliflower (fresh)
  • Supplies
    • Scotch Brite Heavy Duty Sponges
    • Lysol or Chlorox disinfecting wipes
    • White Vinegar
    • Bleach (regular)
    • Trash bags in 45-gallon size
    • Small nitrile gloves
    • Medium nitrile gloves
    • Small latex gloves
    • Medium latex gloves
    • 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
    • Small ponchos
    • Winter hats and gloves
    • Bandanas
    • Miscellaneous children’s clothing (ages 4-13), especially summer clothing
    • Youth-sized disposable masks
  • Craft/Camp Supplies
    • Foldable wagons
    • Toy balls – soccer, kickball, other large rubber balls
    • Picnic blankets with waterproof backing
    • Clear, plastic shoebox-sized bins with lids
      Paint – tempera and acrylic
    • Clay – self-drying
    • Markers
    • Colored pencils
    • Glue sticks
    • Hot glue guns + hot glue sticks
    • Scissors (adult)
    • Large bed sheets or blankets (for fort building)
    • First aid supplies
  • Specific Program Supplies
    • Michigan animal pelts and skulls
    • Tanned deer hides
    • Auto-focus binoculars
    • Anvils
    • Michigan or Eastern US nature field guides
    • Native plant seeds or starts
    • Bookstore gift cards
    • Craft store gift cards 
    • Amazon gift cards

Farm

  • Johnny’s Selected Seeds Gift Card
  • Tractor Supply Company Gift Card
  • Gift Card to any local hardware store
  • Garden Shears/Pruners
  • Loppers
  • Garden Cart
  • Gator

Facilities

  • Garden tools (large & small)
  • Chainsaw chaps/bibs
  • Ear protection
  • Safety glasses
  • Garden maintenance kits
  • Gift cards to hardware and lumber stores
  • Sponges with scrubby side
  • Kitchen towels
  • Work gloves (adult & child sizes)
  • Bug spray
  • Large pitchforks
  • Waders
  • Commercial-grade dog poop bags

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
    • CostCo
    • Michael’s

Don’t see a match for you on our wish list?

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