Give the Gift of Nature

There are many ways to support the Kalamazoo Nature Center and give a memorable gift that will last all year! Here are a few ideas below, or visit Support for more ways to give a lasting gift.


Oppossum at KNC

Adopt an Animal

Symbolically adopting an animal is an exciting way to support KNC’s Animal Ambassadors program and learn more about these amazing animals. Animal adoptions make a great gift!

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Ruby Throated Hummingbirds at feeder

Adopt a Hummingbird

Adopting a Hummingbird is a unique and rewarding way to help KNC’s Kalamazoo Valley Bird Observatory bird banding program and contribute to important research.

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Monarch Butterfly

Adopt a Monarch

Your adoption supports KNC’s Michigan Butterfly Network’s research of Michigan’s butterfly populations and ecosystems, as well as significant community science research.

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Habitat Haven

Adopt a Trail

For the hiking enthusiast, KNC’s Adopt-A-Trail Program is a way to show support for their favorite KNC trail while partnering with KNC by sponsoring important trail maintenance.

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Source Pond Trail in Fall

Gift Memberships

A membership to KNC is a gift that lasts all year! The recipient receives access to the Visitor Center, trails, exhibits, programs, and events with free admission for one year.

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Trailhead Gifts & Books

Trailhead Gifts & Books

Stop in to Trailhead Gifts & Books in KNC’s Visitor Center for a wide array of gifts, including puzzles, jewelry, maple syrup, books and identification guides, bird feeders, items from local artists.