Benefits of Membership

Memberships help support the mission and projects at Edwin B. Forsythe.

Members also receive the following benefits:

  • Newsletters
  • 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.

Membership Levels

Diamondback Terrapin $15+
Piping Plover $25+
Brant $50+
Osprey $100+
Wood Duck $250+
Bald Eagle $500+

Every member is important and membership at any level is welcome.


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