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Wish List

Donating office and field equipment is another way you can support SFBBO and conservation science. We request that all equipment donated is in good working order, as we do not have the resources to repair objects. All donations are tax-deductible. For more information or more details about items on this list. Please contact us at outreach@sfbbo.org or 408.946.6548.


  • External Hard Drives (preferably 3TB+)
  • Lenovo Thinkpad L, T, W, or X series laptops less than 4 years old running Windows 10
  • 24"+ monitors with DVI, DisplayPort, or HDMI connectivity
  • 4x SSD Hard Drives
  • 4x Lenovo Thinkpad Ultra Dock 170w
  • 2x Lenovo Thinkpad replacement battery 57++ (compatible with W540 model)
  • 1x Lenovo Thinkpad replacement battery 68+ (compatible with T440s model
  • Recording equipment (cameras, tripods, wireless microphones) to record our science talks


  • Laser-engraved wood, or custom-printed plastic clothes pins (please contact us for details!)
  • Motorola Consumer Radios MT3552R FRS Weatherproof Two-Way
  • 3 Sets of Motorola 53615 Talkabout Rechargable Batter Packs
  • 2 Sets of Motorola 1532 1300 mAh NiMH Rechargeable High-Capacity Batter Packs
  • Rubber muck boots (2-3 pairs, common sizes)
  • Burrowing Owl Pellets
  • Mudders/mud shoes with expandable wings
  • White construction paper and crayons
  • Colored pipe cleaners and beads.
  • 5-6 Yellow/orange safety vest (small or medium size)
  • Life Preservers/Personal Floatation Devices
  • Anti-bacterial hand wipes or hand sanitizer
  • Hand warmers
  • Cardboard pet carriers (cat-sized)
  • Garbage and Ziplock bags (various sizes)
  • Vinyl exam gloves
  • Hydrolab MiniSonde water quality equipment
  • Book: California Grasslands
  • Spotting Scopes with tripods or window mounts
  • Binoculars 8x40 or better
  • GPS Units
  • Digital Camera: Canon or Nikon interchangeable-lens digital SLR with standard macro lens


  • Kayaks (plastic, 1-person with paddles)
  • An ATV or a UTV
  • Inflatable zodiac (12-14', capable of supporting 15 hp outboard motor)
  • Truck, SUV, or Wagon (suitable for off- and on-road use)


  • Vehicle maintenance services (e.g., oil change, tire rotation/replacement)
  • Frequent Flyer Miles
  • Gift cards