Wish List

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

Animal Care

  • Supplies
    • Aspen shavings
    • Scotch Brite Heavy Duty Sponges
    • Lysol or Chlorox disinfecting wipes
    • White Vinegar
    • Medium latex-free gloves
  • Gift cards to the following:
    • Mares-Z-Dotes
    • Pet Smart
    • Amazon

Exhibits and Habitats

  • Faux pine tree garland (any length accepted), vines and garland
  • Michigan native bird taxidermy (any accepted but prefer flying poses)
  • White LED rope/strip lights- blue or green lights also accepted
  • Black poster frames-  28” X 36” & 22” X 28” and smaller sizes also accepted (5X7, 3X5)

Education and Community Programs

Children’s Play Area

  • Indoor play tent- play tubes
  • Two kid-size bean bags and bag filler


  • Large bottles of hand sanitizer
  • Contractor and kitchen trash bags
  • White paper toweling
  • Toilet paper (for Winter use)
  • Large doormat (for outdoor use)


  • Postage Stamps
  • Gift cards to the following:
    • Menards
    • Lowe’s Home Improvement
    • Gordon Food Service
    • Shopko
    • OfficeMax
    • Walmart

Bird Feeders Near MNC

MooseWood recently has taken over keeping the feeders filled year-round but it is especially important during the winter months. If you would like to help keep the feeders full please consider donating some seed.

  • Black oil sunflower seed (especially needed in winter)
  • Sturdy feeders
  • Gift Cards to the following:
    • Mare-Z-Dotes

Organizational Needs:

  • Sturdy/strong shelving or a gift card to Menards
  • Wooden Storage Cabinet (for storage of craft supplies or similar)


  • A handyman (or woman) is wanted with skills and tools needed to mount exhibit, etc. items on the cinder block walls of the nature center. If you can help please contact us at moosewoodnc@gmail.com.


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 MooseWood Nature Center.




MooseWood Nature Center is an independent, non-profit organization supported by memberships, donations and grants. Our mission is to celebrate nature through education and action in the Upper Peninsula.


Sat & Sun 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
or by appointment

Phone: (906) 228-6250