Donations

Nahant Marsh Education Center is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education agency. As such, many services provided by Nahant Marsh rely heavily on donations from generous folks like you! Your donations are tax deductible. If you would like to make a monetary donation, please send a check to:

Nahant Marsh Education Center
4220 Wapello Ave
Davenport, IA 52802

You may also donate securely online with your credit card via PayPal by clicking on the green links below.

General Donation

Donate to help with what we see as our greatest need at Nahant Marsh.


Education and Research

Donate to help fund educational programming, research, and internships at Nahant Marsh.


Natural Resource

Donate to help restore, enhance, and protect the ecosystems at Nahant Marsh, and the plants and animals that make the Marsh their home.


Animal Care

Donate to assist with costs for veterinary visits and general care for the captive educational animals at Nahant Marsh. You may also consider purchasing items off of our Amazon Wishlist.

Donate to help restore, enhance, and protect the ecosystems at Nahant Marsh, and the plants and animals that make the Marsh their home.


Personalized Education Center Patio Paver

$100 donation to personalize a patio paver at the Nahant Marsh Education Center.


Supplies & Tools 

Donations are also needed in the form of supplies and tools (craft supplies, garden tools, tractor, etc.).  Please email nahantmarsh@eicc.edu to arrange to drop off donation items.

Below is a general list of supplies and tools needed, if you have something not on the list you think we could use please let us know what you have! :)

Education Needs

  • Animal furs (needed – badger, bison, mountain lion, opossum, elk)
  • Animal Mounts (native to the Midwest)
  • Fossil collection (native to the Midwest)
  • Butterfly Collection (native to the Midwest)
  • Insect Collection (native to the Midwest)

Natural Resources Needs

  • Hand shears and lopping shears
  • Pruning saws
  • Tractor (brush hog attachment if we get one)
  • 4WD Gator
  • Trailer
  • Land/Property
  • Small chainsaw
  • Snow blower
  • Leaf blower
  • Batteries AA and AAA (for GPS devices)
  • Water backpack sprayers
  • Emergency ice blanket
  • DR Brush Mower
  • Stihl Weed Eater
  • Emergency vehicle toolkit
  • Flashlights
  • Gordon’s Herbicide Brush Killer
  • Blank tank dye
  • Items for general maintenance
    • Oil (SAE 10W-30)
    • 2-cycle engine oil
    • Bar and Chain Oil
    • Grease for grease gun
    • Spare tires

Animal Care Needs

  • Husbandry/other needs
    • Zoo Med medium turtle dock
    • Zoo Med repti ramp bowls X-large
    • Zoo Med repti turtle eye drops
    • Zoo Med aspen snake bedding
    • Zoo Med repti sand scooper
  • General Maintenance Needs
    • Light Bulbs
      • Zoo Med Turtle lamp comp pack
      • Zoo Med Repti Basking Spot Lamp 75W
      • Zoo Med Reptituff splash proof halogen lamp 50W UVA/UVB
      • Exo Terra Repti-Glo 5.0 Compact Fluorescent Tropical Terrarium Lamp, 26-Watt UVA/UVB
    • Light Fixtures
      • Mini combo deep dome dual lap fixture 100W
    • Filters
      • Zoo Med Carbon Bag for 501 Turtle filter

Office Needs

  • 8.5″ x 11″ Card Stock (white and colored)
  • Tape (scotch, duct, masking and packing tape)
  • Manila envelopes
  • Stamps
  • Staples

Miscellaneous  Needs

  • Cleaning supplies (bathroom cleaner, Windex, etc.)
  • Paper towels
  • Paper napkins

Thank you for your continued support of Nahant Marsh Education Center!

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Nahant Marsh

LogoThe mission of Nahant Marsh Education Center is to protect, enhance, and restore the Marsh through education, research, and conservation. Our vision is to foster wonder, appreciation, and stewardship of the natural world.

Partners

Alcoa • ATEEC • City of Davenport • Davenport Community Schools • Eastern Iowa Community Colleges • Figge Art Museum • General Asphalt • KJWW • Linwood Mining & Minerals • Scott County • St. Ambrose University • TransCanada • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service • Wapsi Environmental Education Center • Western Illinois University Quad Cities • WVIK

Contact Us

Nahant Marsh
(563)336-3370

4220 Wapello Ave.
Davenport, IA 52802

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