Holiday gifts to support Sycamore

Many of us love giving gifts to our family and friends, but we shy away from materialism and unneeded clutter as we turn toward supporting local organizations and making an impact on our community. This holiday giving season, why not connect the folks on your giving list with Sycamore Land Trust? There are lots of ways you can support our work and give something meaningful and unique to your loved ones.

Thank you for your support and involvement! It means the world to us. We hope you enjoy these ideas for holiday gifts and shopping!


These exclusive Sycamore-branded items are available at locally owned Bloomington shops, and thanks to the generosity of the business owners, 100% of every sale goes directly to Sycamore! All merch is $20 apiece.



Dad hats | Needmore Coffee Roasters
Not just for dads, these classy and comfy caps show our beautiful, updated tree logo against an earthy green.  Available at Needmore Coffee Roasters: 104 N Pete Ellis Dr.

Owl shirts | JL Waters & Co
Back by popular demand, our Owl Shirts display the names of many of our most beloved nature preserves, hand-lettered by Danielle Lucas in the shape of a great horned owl. Available at JL Waters & Co: 109 N College Ave.

Native Plant Tote Bags | Goods for Cooks
New in 2019, this organic cotton bag is printed with drawings of native plants found on Sycamore’s nature preserves. Hand drawn by Danielle Lucas. Available at Goods for Cooks: 115 N College Ave.



You can ignite a lifelong love of conservation by giving a Sycamore Land Trust gift membership. For a donation of just $40 or more, your loved one will receive a letter notifying them of your gift in their honor and their one-year membership to Sycamore. Benefits include:

  • subscription to The Twig, our popular magazine for members, mailed three times a year
  • free admission to hikes and other outdoors events
  • invitations to special events for members, like Sycamore Socials and our annual Holiday Celebration
  • Sycamore Supporter window cling
  • the good feeling that comes from helping protect and restore habitats in southern Indiana!

Donate securely online

Printable holiday cards: When you complete a gift membership donation on our website, you’ll receive a link to download a printable Sycamore holiday card. We encourage you to write a note to your recipient about why you care about local land conservation, and why you chose to make a gift in their honor!



There are lots of ways to support Sycamore while you shop, at absolutely no cost to you!

Target Circle: Sycamore is thrilled to be selected as a participant in the launch of Target Circle in Bloomington! This new program allows Target shoppers to raise funds for local nonprofits by voting with points they earn each shopping trip. It’s simple and free to sign up for Target Circle and help Sycamore! To learn more and sign up, visit or read our blog post with detailed instructions.

Kroger Community Rewards: Every time you use your Kroger Plus shopping card at checkout to get discounts and gas points, you could also be directing Kroger to donate to Sycamore! Simply log in to your Kroger account and search for Sycamore Land Trust to receive your Community Rewards.

Amazon Smile: Select Sycamore Land Trust as your charity of choice for Amazon Smile. Every time you shop on Amazon, start at Then, a portion of that shopping trip will be donated to Sycamore! It really adds up — Sycamore receives hundreds of dollars a quarter from Amazon Smile!



Wake Up, Woods is a new picture book about native spring plants. It was recently published by the Indiana Native Plant Society, with support from Sycamore Land Trust and other Indiana conservation groups. Featuring poetry by our own Shane Gibson (Environmental Education Director), botanical drawings by Sycamore member Gillian Harris, and descriptions by botanist and Sycamore member Mike Homoya, this gorgeous hardcover book is the perfect gift for kids from one to 92.

And if you can join us for our Holiday Celebration at The Fields on December 6, you can purchase a copy for the cover price of $18.95 (with a portion going to Sycamore!) and meet all three authors, who will be there to sign your book.