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Three are three primary ways you can support our work—by making a donation, volunteering to help out at the Preserve, or sign up for our newsletter to keep up-to-date with what we're doing!


Your donations make a huge difference! The Calvin Ecosystem Preserve & Native Gardens relies on generous donors to support our education and land management work. By investing in the Preserve, you can secure its impact on the thousands of children, college and university students, and adults who benefit from its programs each year and ensure that this irreplaceable habitat for hundreds of plants and animal species is maintained. Gifts of all sizes work together to make a big impact.

Donate online

If you prefer to write a check, please make it payable to Calvin University and put "Ecosystem Preserve" on the memo line. Mail to:

Development Office
Calvin University
3201 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids MI 49546


If you’d like to make a tangible difference, we need your passion and your talent. In return, you’ll find a welcoming, supportive, and appreciative environment. Volunteer opportunities are available for youth, adults, and groups.

Learn more about volunteering

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up with what’s happening at the Preserve! When you sign up for our email newsletter, you’ll receive periodic updates about new Preserve programs, upcoming events, and more. Fill out the information below and click Subscribe to sign up!

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