Wish List


The sustainability of the Schiff Nature Preserve relies heavily on the generosity of its members, grants, and in kind donations. Please consider donating items to Schiff. You'll get the satisfaction of helping us to offer quality programs and activities and your gift is deductible to the full extent provided by law. If you have an item that you don't see on the list but you think may be useful, please give us a call to check. Schiff will gladly send tax documentation of useful donations, provided we receive donor information. THANKS for your support!

Our Woodbadge Lodge Needs repair!

  • Roof repair
  • Septic system installation
  • Water line installation
  • Masonry and concrete re-pointing
  • Sliding glass door repair/replacement
  • Kitchen remodel
  • Fireplace insert or wood stove installation
  • Latrine refurbishment

Schiff Nature Center needs:

  • Animal pelts (tanned)
  • Batteries (AA, AAA or 9-volt)
  • Bird seed
  • Book racks (retail spinning type)
  • Camcorder (digital)
  • Camera memory cards
  • CD burner
  • Chest/ hip waders (all sizes)
  • Card rack (spinning type)
  • Digital Frame (large)
  • Display cabinet
  • Doggie disposal bags
  • Drills (corded and cordless)
  • Dip nets (long-handled)
  • Field guides
  • Flashlights
  • Folding tables
  • Garbage cans
  • GPS units (handheld)
  • Kraft paper roll
  • Laminating machine
  • Laminating supplies
  • Laptop computer (less than 5 years old)
  • Large Post It Pads
  • Microscopes
  • Office supplies
  • Planting bars
  • Snowshoes- all sizes
  • Soil-testing supplies
  • Spotting scopes
  • Staples gift cards
  • Stethoscope
  • Storage bins (plastic, 3’x2’x2’)
  • Taxidermy and/or tannery
  • Telescope
  • Tents & canopies
  • Tool box
  • Walkie-talkies
  • Washing machine and dryer (stackable)
  • Water-testing supplies
  • Wooden picnic bench
  • Wooden magazine wall mounted rack

In order to do our Land Steward work:

  • Driveway stone
  • Garden tools
  • Native plants for our garden
  • Tree work
  • Tools (power and hand)
  • Gas Backpack blower

We model and encourage sustainable practices. We welcome your recycled/gently used:

  • Cereal boxes (empty and flat)
  • Chairs (wooden, children-sized)
  • Craft supplies (fabric, glue, felt, etc.)
  • Film canisters
  • Nature Books for kids and Adults
  • Newspaper (bundled flat for use for crafts)
  • Rubber boots (high-top)