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When visitors walk into marsh haven nature center, they learn we are a non-profit nature center that receives no state or federal funding.

We are proud to say that this is a volunteer supported center that is able to operate because of our strong membership, supportive volunteers, and contributions from generous donors. Over and over again we hear from visitors how impressed they are with the quality of the displays and exhibits, the friendly greeters, and the beautiful hiking trails. Credit goes to the many, many dedicated volunteers and donors, who over the years have made all this possible.

We need your help to ensure that Marsh Haven Nature Center continues its work of environmental education, conservation of wildlife and land, and the celebration and appreciation of nature well into the future. As you consider where to give your generous contributions, please think of Marsh Haven Nature Center.

There are many ways you can make a difference.

Planned Giving.

Read more about the opportunity to make a major impact on our organization.

Direct cash gifts, in-kind gifts, or equipment/improvement donations

Or use the paypal button to make an instant and secure donation using PayPal.

Memory Tree

Honor those special people in your life on our Memory Tree. Your donation of $100 will secure an engraved brass name plate with your loved ones name on it. These plates will be placed on a stylized “Oak Tree” inside Marsh Haven’s Art Gallery as a permanent way of remembering your loved ones. There is a “In Memory of…” and a “In Honor of…” tree. Memory Tree Designation Form (pdf)


Thrivent Choice Dollars® directions can help Marsh Haven Nature Center! Are you a member of Thrivent Financial who’s eligible to direct Choice Dollars®? Choice Dollars charitable grant funds can make a world of difference to us as we work together. By directing Choice Dollars, eligible Thrivent members recommend where they feel Thrivent should distribute a portion of its charitable grant funds. Directing Choice Dollars is easy. Simply go to to learn more and find program terms and conditions. Or call 800-847-4836 and say “Thrivent Choice” after the prompt.

Amazon Wish List

If you are looking for a quick and easy way to donate needed items to Marsh Haven Nature Center, check out our Amazon wish list – Link:

Marsh Haven Nature Center Wish List

Marsh Haven Nature Center relies on the donation of supplies, services and equipment that are used in fulfilling its mission to provide nature appreciation, conservation, and celebration. With your donation of any item on this list (or the funds to purchase the item(s),) you actively become a part of our mission, thank you!

  • Paper towels
  • Wild birdseed
  • Unsalted Peanuts in the shell
  • Gift certificates to for raptor food
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Stamps
  • 13 gallon trash bags
  • Unscented laundry detergent