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 recent 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 Fish Not Drugs”)
- Telescopes and interpretive signs on the Ecotrail boardwalk
- Binoculars and field guides to loan out to refuge visitors and new birders
- Financial support for the Osprey live cam (Conserve Wildlife NJ)
- Interpretive panels on deCamp Wildlife Trail
- Water bottle refilling station in Visitors Information Center (thousands of plastic bottles saved from waste!)
- Junior Duck Stamp Contest awards 2018
- Interpretive sign for historical Brigantine RR on Wildlife Drive
- Refreshments for volunteers and visitors at refuge events such as cleanups, Evenings at Forsythe, etc.
- Financial sponsorship for the Jitney tours
- Interpretive panels for Forsythe In Art (upcoming)
- Downloadable Lesson Plans for Teachers (upcoming)
- Traveling Trunk for Teachers to Borrow (upcoming)
- Interactive Information Monitors in Visitors Information Center (upcoming)
- High quality binoculars for students in Urban Birds program to use
- Enviroscape – Coastal Ecosystems demonstration model
- Financial sponsorship of speakers and panelists (Evening at Forsythe, 3 Billion Birds Gone Missing, etc.)
Won’t you become a Friend? Just complete the form below and pay on line. Or if you prefer, download a membership form and mail it with your check to the Friends of Forsythe.
Diamondback Terrapin $15+
Piping Plover $25+
Wood Duck $250+
Bald Eagle $500+
Every member is important and membership at any level is welcome.