Donate / Wish List

There are many ways for you to support The Arboretum at Flagstaff — through membership, the Annual Fund, or through a gift made in tribute to a friend or family member.

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Donations are accepted and processed with PayPal.

  • Donate an item, supplies or materials (see our wish list!)*
  • Make a monetary contribution*
  • Contribute for a specific project—our new irrigation system, or the new Southwest Butterfly house*
  • Give a gift of securities*
  • Help sponsor an event*
  • Buy a bench or tree in honor of a loved one
  • Give a Gift Membership*
  • Become a member*
  • Join our volunteer team

*All tax-deductible

Our 2016 Wish List!

We couldn’t do what we do without the support of our members and donors. Thank you all! There are many ways to give to The Arboretum, and most of them are tax-deductible. From pruning shears to lawn mowers and gift certificates for supplies, you can give supplies and materials—make a monetary contribution—or contribute to a special project. Click here for more information!

If you donate any of these items to the Arboretum, you’ll get a tax deduction! Please call Lynn Shellberg at 928-774-1442, ext. 107 or email

  • Up-to-date laptop computers
  • Lawn mowers, self-propelled and riding
  • EZ up 10 x 10 canopies
  • Van or mini-bus
  • Gift certificates to Michael’s, Sam’s Club, Home Depot for education programs
  • Large ceramic or earthenware display planting pots
  • Wheelbarrows in good condition
  • Outdoor work gloves-any size, leather or cloth
  • Single or double bit tree felling axe (used or new) – and wedges
  • Watering cans, any size
  • ABC fire extinguishers (10lb or 20lb)
  • Weed barrier cloth
  • Rain Barrels
  • Tarps, in good condition
  • Cat food and litter (for our working mousers)
  • Sunshine 4 grow mix
  • Vermiculite
  • Perlite
  • Gypsum
  • Sand
  • Wood pellets
  • Wood chip mulch
  • 4″ x 4″ square plant pots – no other sizes please
  • Terra cotta plant pots or ollas
  • Operable, sharp blade hand saws
  • Eye pro protective glasses–clear or sunshade
  • Nitrile gloves–all sizes
  • Single or double bit tree felling axe (used or new)
  • Multi surface hand held electric engraver
  • Label maker
  • Pruning shears/ garden snips
  • 3/4″ garden hose
  • 3/4″ garden hose manifolds, spray wands, valves
  • Garden/plant watering cans: as small as 1 quart up to 2 gallon in volume/size
  • Hand held GPS units (such as Garmin 60csx or Pro)
  • McCleods
  • Pick Mattocks or Pulaskis
  • Push Brooms
  • Backpack sprayer–clean, no leaks, no past chemical residues please
  • Dry bags or stuff sacks
  • First Aid kit field back or fanny pack
  • Cloth/canvas/burlap reusable seed collection bags
  • Sticky fly catching paper