|Donations of Animal Supplies Sought Through Holidays for the Animals Program at Ernie Miller Nature Center|
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 that come to the feeders. Search for the keyword "animals" to find this program in the JCPRD’s Activities Catalog and online listings.
Donations will be accepted after Dec. 4. Following is a list of items being sought: black oil sunflower seed; white millet or safflower seed (no seed mixes, please); suet cakes; dried seed corn on the cob; LabDiet 5001 rodent food; pine bedding; bags of new clean cypress mulch; small bags of timothy hay; various sizes of clear Critter Keeper boxes with snap tops from pet stores; ferret snacks; bleach, laundry soap; and dryer sheets.
Donors who wish to be recognized will have their names listed in the Nature Center’s Tracks newsletter and in an advertisement in the Spring issue of Activities, so please take time to fill out a card at the Nature Center!
For more information, call the Ernie Miller Nature Center at (913) 764-7759.