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Your Membership Makes an Impact!

One of our most popular gift ideas is giving a Bubolz Nature Preserve Annual Membership. The benefits include program and gift shop discounts and best of all provide discounted ski and snowshoe rentals and winter free trails!

Your membership will grow the Need for Nature movement to encourage families and schools to get outside, connect with nature and preserve our natural resources while at the same time supporting the educational programs and sustainability of this 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit nature preserve.

As a member you are making great things possible and bringing the wonder of nature to families, schools and the community. Your support is in essential in:

EDUCATION 

Your annual membership supports growth in environmental education, giving children access to the power of learning inside a living classroom surrounded by nature. In 2018-2019 over 8,000 students visited Bubolz Nature Preserve to learn and explore through our curriculum. 

RECREATION

The preserve serves people of all ages as a recreation destination year-round and a wonderful “getaway” from our hectic lives. With 8.5 miles of trails, snowshoe and ski rental, natural playscape, outdoor team building activities and family programs, the preserve welcomes over 80,000 visitors annually.

CONSERVATION     

Your support will fund preservation of this unique natural area now and for generations to come. The preserve includes both upland and lowland hardwood forest, white cedar forest, tall and shortgrass prairie, wet meadow, ponds and streams and is home to a diverse blend of habitats and inhabitants for all ages to explore. 

BENEFITS

Individual $50 Senior $25 Family $75 Sustaining $100+ Supporting $250+ Benefactor $500+ Guarantor $1,000+ Visionary $2500+
Winter Trail Fees

Gift Shop Discount 10%

Summer Camp Discounts

Public Program Discounts

Free or discounted admission to other ANCA** members

Invitation to Member Only Events

Complimentary Ski or Snowshoe Rentals

2

4

6

8

10

Member Only Reception Prior to Summer Concert Series

Reduced Facility
Rental Fees

10%

20%

* The Preserve is funded entirely by program fees, facility rentals, memberships, grants, donations and gifts from individuals and corporations.  Memberships expire one year from date of purchase
** Association of Nature Center Administrators

New members will receive a membership packet in the mail in approximately 4-6 weeks including a welcome letter, membership cards, receipt and information about the Preserve.