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Become an ANNUAL Member

There are many reasons to become a member of TNC. Some members hike in every season, attend outdoor programs, volunteer their talents and serve on committees; others read the newsletter or call the staff to ask nature questions. However you participate, being a member of TNC creates a local community -- and together, we can "Enrich our lives through nature".

As an member supported, non-profit organization, membership is critical to our mission. Tenafly Nature Center is an independent organization and does not receive state or county support. Memberships are 100% tax-deductible and expire one year from the date you join.

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All Annual Memberships Include (for at least one individual):

Multi-person and Premium levels are entitled to additional benefits.
  • Over 100 free or discounted seasonal programs for 1 year.
    • Guided walks with one of our Environmental Educators (1st Sunday of every month)
    • Seasonal Scavenger Hunt (2nd Saturday of every month)
    • Nature Story time (3rd Saturday of every month)
  • Exclusive members-only programs.
  • Free admission to Butterfly House (available between Memorial Day and Labor Day).
  • Free access to Explore-a-bag borrowing privileges (includes binoculars, field guides, etc.).
  • Free access to Junior Naturalist Booklets (earn up to 4 free seasonal Junior Naturalist patches per member).
  • A one-year subscription to the quarterly Tenafly Nature Center newsletter, Nature & News.
  • Advance notice of events through e-mail updates.
  • Stephen Minkoff Memorial Library borrowing privileges.
  • Merchandise Discounts at participating local stores and restaurants.
  • Free or discounted admission to more than 130 participating North American nature & science centers.
  • Invitation to the Annual Meeting and election privileges.
  • Memberships are 100% tax deductible.

Your Annual Membership Helps:

  • Keep our grounds and trails open admission free, 365 days a year.
  • Maintain over seven miles of trails and nearly 400 acres of forest, streams and wetlands.
  • Actively manage habitats for native wildlife.
  • Offer affordable community programs for people of all ages and interests.
  • Provide high quality education programs for schools, scouts, and local families.
  • Provide scholarships for campers and special needs programs that could not otherwise afford to visit.
  • Feed and care for our collection of 25+ Animal Ambassadors.
  • Answer questions from our community about living with nature and rescuing wildlife.
  • Train high school and college interns for natural history and education careers.
  • Maintain the Redfield Building, Pavilion and other facilities used by 23,000 people each year.
  • Record natural happenings, species accounts, and coordinate with area environmental organizations.

Merchant Discounts:

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