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
- A 12-passenger battery powered tram to provide free interpretive tours of Wildlife Drive
- A garage for the tram to protect it from the elements
- 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 (upcoming)
- Refreshments for volunteers and visitors at refuge events such as cleanups, Evenings at Forsythe, etc.
Won’t you become a Friend? Just complete the form to the right and pay on line. Or if you prefer, download a membership form and mail it with your check to the Friends of Forsythe.
Duckling (Student/Senior) $5
Piping Plover (Individual) $10
Black Duck (Family) $25
Brant (Group) $50
Tundra Swan (Supporter) $100
Peregrine Falcon (Corporate 1) $250
Bald Eagle (Corporate 2) $500
Every member is important and membership at any level is welcome.