Releasing Monarch Butterflies

The generous support that we receive through donations helps us fund a wide variety of programs and projects at Newport State Park. For example:

  • The Park Naturalist salary is fully underwritten by NWS.
  • Funding of all educational programs and presentations at the park.
  • Trail maintenance and grooming equipment (partial funding).
  • Telescope, binoculars, and accessories for Dark Sky astronomy programs.
  • Books, equipment, and supplies used in the Nature Center.
  • Development and management of informational kiosks and displays.
  • Development and printing of trail maps, brochures, and other informational materials for visitors.
  • NWS has fully- or partially-funded several infrastructure improvement projects in the park. Read more here.

Newport Wilderness Society is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization; all memberships and donations are tax-deductible.

We will direct your donation to the area of greatest need, but if you would like to direct your donation specifically to either the Naturalist/Interpretive Program or to the NWS Endowment Fund, please make a notation in the Comment section. Thank you so much.

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Donation Total: $25.00