Become a Friend of the Nature Center

Click here to join online today.  Click here to download an application to mail.

Your Friends of the Nature Center Dollars Support:

Emily with male and female great crested flycatchers.

Your Friends of the Nature Center dollars help support research projects like bird banding.

  • Two sanctuaries and a nature center building with exhibits, meeting space, and a nature store.
  • Educational animals including Liberty, a non-releasable Bald Eagle
  • Nature education programs for all ages
  • School and Scout programs
  • Research and conservation projects
  • Bi-monthly newsletter
  • Free public access to 5.5 miles of hiking trails from dawn until dusk daily
  • Free public access to exhibits on Sundays from 1:00 until 4:30pm.

Friends of the Nature Center Levels and Benefits:

Senior Individual $30; Individual $45; Senior Family $40
Friends at these levels enjoy:

  • Free building admission Monday-Saturday 10:00am-4:30pm
  • Listing on our website
  • Special pricing for programs and events
  • Early-bird registration for Enchanted Forest
  • 10% Discount in the Blue Heron Gift Shop
  • 10% Discount on Rentals
Crossing the log

Crossing the log at Day Camp 2012

Family $55
Friends at the Family level enjoy all of the above, plus:

  • Day Camp
  • Birthday Parties

Bump it Up to a Premium Level for More Benefits!

Friends at the premium levels enjoy all of the above, plus:

  • Sustaining $100-299; Contributing $300-499 – 15% discount on rentals
  • Supporting $500-999; Benefactor $1,000+ – 20% discount on rentals

Organizational Friends of the Nature Center

Non-profit and governmental service agencies that use Audubon programs or facilities in furtherance of their missions are eligible to become Organizational Friends of the Nature Center for $150.  Benefits to staff and agency participants include:

  • Free admission to the building
  • Member rates for public programs
  • 15% discount on rentals

Become a Friend today!  Click one:

More Information about Membership Levels

Membership Level Definitions

Level Dues* Definition (to whom it applies)
Individual $45 One person
Family $55 Adult(s) and children 18 and under
Student $35 One person attending school fulltime
Senior Individual $30 One person, age 65 and up
Senior Family $40 Two Adults age 65 and up; children 18 and under may visit the building and attend programs with them at the FONC rate
Organizational $150 Non-profit or government agencies who wish to use Audubon programs and facilities in furtherance of their missions.
Sustaining $100-299 Same as Family or Senior Family
Contributing $300-499 Same as Family or Senior Family
Supporting $500-999 Same as Family or Senior Family
Benefactor $1,000 + Same as Family or Senior Family

* Effective January 1, 2014


  • For all levels, newsletters and other mailings go to one address only.
  • Members at the $55 level and higher are eligible to schedule birthday parties and to register children for Day Camp.
  • New memberships and renewals include two free admission tickets (to the building) to encourage members to show off the Nature Center exhibits to family and friends.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS & VOTING MEMBERS:  According to our by-laws, board members must be members of National Audubon and only National members can vote at our annual meetings. To learn more about National membership, click here.  The 3-digit chapter code for Jamestown Audubon Society is R03.