The holidays are a time of gifts and generosity. Individuals, families, and groups wanting to make a difference are invited to consider contributing a gift to the animals at the Ernie Miller Nature Center through a program called Holidays for the Animals.
The Ernie Miller Nature Center, located at 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe, has ongoing needs for supplies for both the animals kept at the center and the wild animals which come to the feeders.
To find this program online at JCPRD.com/Activities, browse first under fun for all and then under nature & outdoors. When using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “animals.”
Donations are accepted on an ongoing basis. Please look over the following list and consider making a contribution: brown & green duct tape; various sizes of clear critter totes/pet keepers boxes with lids; bags of reptile bedding; gift certificates to LifeTime Pets, Price Chopper, Wal-Mart, or Petland; pinewood shavings; unscented non-clumping cat litter; equine pine pellets; bleach; bags of safflower or black oil sunflower seeds (no seed mixes, please); suet cakes; and rolls of ¼ inch & 3/8 inch sisal rope.
Donors who wish to be recognized will have their names listed in the nature center’s Tracks newsletter, so please take time to fill out a card at the nature center!
For more information, call the Ernie Miller Nature Center at (913) 826-2800.