Leave Your Mark Project
Leave Your Mark at Retzer Nature Center provides an opportunity for patrons of Retzer to contribute to the ongoing enhancement of the Nature Center.
Patrons may purchase personalized, engraved planks, to be installed on the newest boardwalk. Purchase a plank and Leave Your Mark to recognize family, friends, your business, a favorite nature quote or a special event or memory.
$300 per plank
Each six-foot, recycled composite boardwalk plank can accommodate messages up to 80 characters in length, including spaces. Multiple planks can be purchased for longer or more artistic messages.
- In Memory of
- In Honor of
- The Smith Family - John, Abby, Julie and Mark
Financial gifts to the Leave Your Mark program have a direct impact at Retzer Nature Center, and funds will be applied to the highest priority projects that are planned to enhance existing and future amenities and programs. Enhancements may include trail and wayfinding improvements, land management activities, new educational facilities, and more. Projects are prioritized annually based on need.
|Donation Month||Installation Month*|
|December - February||End of March|
|March - May||End of June|
|June - August||End of September|
|September - November||End of December|
Charitable contributions given directly to Waukesha County are tax-deductible under section 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code.