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 & Habitats

  • Supplies
    • Aspen shavings
    • White Vinegar
    • Medium latex-free gloves
    • Scotch Brite Heavy Duty Sponges
    • Aquarium nets with short and long handles
    • Artificial aquarium plants-short and tall
    • Exo Terra Solar Glo 160 watt sun simulating bulbs
    • Zoo Med 75/100 watt basking spot lamps
    • Exo Terra Forest Plume Moss- 7 qt. 2-packs
    • Zoo Med Eco Earth Compressed Coconut Fiber Substrate or Bed-a-Beast
  • Gift cards to the following:
    • Mares-Z-Dotes
    • Pet Smart
    • Amazon


  • Michigan native bird, fish taxidermy (any accepted but prefer flying poses birds)
  • Raccoon taxidermy (in good shape please)

Education and Community Programs

Children’s Play Area/Reading Area

  • Gently used cushioned lounge chair (to encourage kids/parent to get comfy and read together)
  • Realistic small plastic toy sets- insects, spiders, reptile, amphibians, other animals
  • Animal hand puppets


  • Large bottles of hand sanitizer with pump
  • 45 gallon contractor and 13 gallon trash bags
  • White paper toweling
  • Toilet paper (for Winter use)
  • Hand soap, large refill bottles
  • Lysol all purpose cleaner
  • Lysol or Chlorox disinfecting wipes

Gift cards to the following:

  • Menards
  • Lowe’s Home Improvement


  • Postage Stamps
  • Gift cards to the following:
    • Gordon Food Service
    • 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


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.