North Branch Nature Center's Wish List

Got stuff? Thanks for thinking of NBNC when you're shopping for birdseed, cleaning out your folks' garage, or looking for a place to donate household, lab or office equipment. Please review this list and give us a call with any questions, or if you have something you think we might want that you don't see listed here. Generally you can just drop by with donations whenever we're open (Monday - Friday, 9 - 4), but for ongoing needs (crickets, birdseed and firewood), please contact us first: [email protected] or (802) 229-6206 ext. 100. Thank you!

Kitchen / Household Items

  • Toaster Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cast-iron frying pan, 8" or larger
  • Indoor trash bins
  • Small or medium table/desk lamps
  • Floor lamps
  • Metal fire pit
  • Tall chair for stand-up desk
  • Presentation easels (for flip charts, etc.)
  • Small filing cabinet (2 drawer or smaller)
  • Corkboard/Bulletin Board
  • Snow shovels
  • Brooms
  • Firewood
  • Fresh birdseed (black oil sunflower or nyjer seed)
  • Live crickets from pet store for our salamander (contact us for info)


  • Chromebook
  • Flatscreen computer monitors


  • 12 to 15 passenger van
  • Binoculars (in perfect working order)
  • Natural history books
  • Children's cross country skis/boots
  • dissecting microscopes
  • compound microscopes
  • Unused microscope slides and slide covers
  • Dissecting trays and dissecting tools
  • AED (defibrillator)


  • Taxidermy services, especially for birds