If you like what we do at Sylvan Heights Bird Park, please consider making a donation.  Your support helps us continue our mission to educate the next generation about the importance of conserving waterfowl and wetlands, as well as our conservation programs that help preserve some of the world's rarest birds.



"The future of conservation rests in the hands of the young people we teach."

-Mike Lubbock, Founder and Executive Director, Sylvan Heights Waterfowl



Donations make the difference.



Help us fill in the blanks! Admissions, memberships, and sales only cover a fraction of what's needed to keep Sylvan Heights operating. Please consider supporting our conservation and education programs today.




In addition to monetary donations, Sylvan Heights is in need of some new or gently used items. If you would like to donate any of the items on our wish list, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (252) 826-3186.


Wish List

Stainless steel kitchen items such as large double basin sinks, counter tops, tables, shelves, industrial style kitchen sink faucet.
Trail cameras for wetland education programs
Large food processor or blender for flamingo formula
Utility vehicle


Small wish list items:

Heavy-duty plastic or ceramic pet dishes (small or medium sized)
Electric rice cooker
Stiff bristle brooms/brushes
Heavy duty garden hoses and nozzles
Small insect or butterfly nets
Parrot toys and pet toys (rope, sturdy rubber or plastic)
Rubber floor mats
Mini flashlights for candling eggs
Large ropes for perching