Wish List

Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center,  a 501(c)(3) non profit organization, relies on the generous donations and financial support of the community and local businesses. These donations allow us to allocate more funds for educating children and protecting habitat. Thank you!

View our wish list items by department:

If you are  interested in donating items from this list, please reach out to Mayme Johnson, Program Director at mayme@carpenternaturecenter.org or (651)-437-4359.

  • Canoe paddles (aluminum or plastic)
  • Butterfly nets
  • Pond nets
  • Field guides
  • Sibley App for iPad
  • Magnifying lens
  • Nature stickers
  • Crayola oil pastels
  • Clipboards
  • Pencils
  • Dry erase markers wide and fine point
  • Wooden matches – large
  • Gft cards to art and craft stores, or general stores like Target and Walmart.

If you would like to donate an item from this list, please reach out to Jessie Eckroad, Animal Care Coordinator at jessie@carpenternaturecenter.org or (651)-437-4359.

  • Bissell Symphony Pet Steam Cleaner
  • Black Oiler and Thistle bird seed
  • Suet cakes for bird feeders
  • Reptile heat lamps
  • “Full Spectrum” light bulbs for animal tanks
  • Repto bark
  • Reptomin
  • Night crawlers and wax worms
  • Timothy Hay
  • Pine Shavings
  • Gift cards to Pet Supply and Cardinal Corner

If you are interested in donating an item off this list, please contact Erika Jensen, Development Coordinator at erika@carpenternaturecenter.org or (651)-437-4359.

  • AED+oxygen
  • Copy paper for laser printer (white or light-colored, legal or standard letter size)
  • Card stock paper (colored and white)
  • Mailing labels (Avery 5160 & 48163)
  • Small window air-conditioning units in good working order
  • Walkie-talkies
  • USB flash drives
  • AA batteries
  • Plastic 8-15 gallon storage containers with lids
  • Kleenex
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Lime-Away toilet and septic cleaner

If you would like to donate an item off this list, please contact Marty Lynch at (651)-437-4359.

  • Equipment trailer
  • Trail Repair (cement or asphalt)
  • Vacuum cleaner, new or gently used
  • Kirby G4 vacuum bag
  • Power tools
  • Jonsrud chainsaw
  • Power washer
  • Weed whip
  • Cordless drill/tool set
  • A-frame 6-8 ft. step ladder
  • Outdoor extension cord
  • Staple gun and staples
  • Compostable garbage bags
  • Energy efficient light bulbs
  • Magnetic strip
  • Black sharpie markers
  • Gift cards to Home Depot and Menards