Benefits of Membership
Memberships help support the mission and projects at Edwin B. Forsythe.
Members also receive the following benefits:
- 10% discount at the Friends Gift Shop
- Invitations to special events
- Satisfaction in knowing you are helping protect wildlife and wild places while safeguarding a national treasure for future generations
Here are some of the projects that we have provided through your support:
- In-school and at-refuge environmental education classes (Urban Bird series, etc)
- Annual Children’s fishing contest (“Hooked on Fishing Not Drugs”)
- Financial support for the Osprey Cam in partnership with Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ
- Interpretive sign for historical Brigantine RR on Wildlife Drive
- Interpretive panels for Forsythe In Art
- Interpretive panels on deCamp Wildlife Trail
- Financial sponsorship for the Jitney tours
- Enviroscape – Coastal Ecosystems demonstration model
- Binoculars and field guides to loan out to refuge visitors and new birders
- Telescopes and interpretive signs on the Leeds Ecotrail boardwalk
- Water bottle refilling station in Visitors Information Center (thousands of plastic bottles saved from waste!)
- Refreshments for volunteers and visitors at refuge events such as cleanups, Evenings at Forsythe, etc.
Diamondback Terrapin $15+
Piping Plover $25+
Wood Duck $250+
Bald Eagle $500+
Every member is important and membership at any level is welcome.