Small black bird with orange and white stripe on wingThe Marshy Point Nature Center Council depends on financial help from its members, partners, business sponsors, and the community to fund programs, exhibits, facility improvements, and a variety of other activities at Marshy Point. Recent projects include building an osprey platform, boat lift, and the ‘Reefs of the Chesapeake’ exhibit.

Want to be a sponsor for 2020? Please contact us! The more the merrier!

The Council needs your help to keep Marshy Point going as a great place for nature lovers, families, and the whole community. Please donate now to support our:

  • Animal ambassadors (and their food/medical care)
  • Trails and outlook points
  • Pre-K nature drop-ins
  • Spring and Fall Fests
  • Summer camps
  • Speaker series
  • Community events
  • Canoe trips
  • New and ongoing exhibits

…and much more!

Donate by Credit Card

Monetary donations can be made online with your credit card using PayPal, and are tax-deductible.


AmazonSmile is a simple way to support Marshy Point every time you shop at Amazon, at no extra cost to you. Simply go to and select Marshy Point as the charity you want to support. AmazonSmile is run by Amazon, with all the same products at the same prices. When you shop, it donates 0.5% of the price of all eligible items to your charity!

Amazon Wish List

Marshy Point also has an Amazon Wish List of things that are needed to help the Center with its programs and activities. You can select something from the list, pay for it, and have it delivered directly to Marshy Point!

(If you prefer to shop in person, please contact us for helpful items that are also available in local stores.)

Purchases may be tax-deductible. Contact the Center to get a tax receipt after your purchase is delivered.

Thank you for your support!

Marshy Point Nature Center is part of the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks. Baltimore County helps maintain Marshy Point’s main building, and pays the naturalists who work at the center. The naturalists work with the Marshy Point Nature Center Council to organize programs, exhibits, and supplies at the Nature Center.

The Marshy Point Nature Center Council is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Please retain a copy of your donation receipt, and consult your tax professional to take full advantage of this benefit.