Nature Center Donation Requests


Your support helps Peninsula reach thousands of park visitors each year through beautiful natural gardens, unique experiences, and engaging programming. Here are some of our current needs:

General Needs

  • Bird Seed & Suet
  • Antlers
  • Felt: Purple & Yellow Only
  • 1-2 Inch Ribbon: Purple & Yellow Only
  • Pony Beads
  • Straw Bales (No Hay)
  • Onion Sets (For Garden)
  • Flat of Zinnias
  • Powder Tempra Paint (Sand Art)
  • Lemonade Mix (powder or frozen)
  • Small Jingle Bells
  • Medium Jar Peanut Butter
  • Bear Books (used okay): Berenstein Bears, Paddington, Winnie-the-Pooh, Corduroy, Brown Bear, Little Polar Bear, Yogi, Smokey, Little Bear

Volunteer Needs

  • Bakers: red velvet cupcakes (July 12, 10 – 12)
  • Hat Decorators: five derby hats need ribbon, decorations
  • Fawn-tastic Fiesta, (June 22, 9 – 12): help with kids’ easy art projects, greeters
  • Meenahga Woody Station on Display (weather permitting, August 2 & 3): greeters
  • Painters (stain) for posts along White Cedar Nature Trail (about 20 four foot posts)
  • Fold @ 50 brochures