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You’re invited to share the joy of protecting the places that matter to you.

For annually renewing membership,

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For one-year or lifetime membership,

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*For gifted membership,

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*Gifted memberships of $25 or more are sent a complementary preserve guide now until 12/31/19

ACRES membership allows you, together with a community of support, to do something none of us can do alone — protect thousands of acres of land for generations. When you join ACRES, you become a vital link in a chain of support for our wild spaces. Far more than financial support, your membership is a vote for our natural areas. Memberships and contributions collectively send a clarion call throughout our region: we value natural areas.

“When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” – Aldo Leopold, in his forward to A Sand County Almanac

This deep sense of land as a community led a small group of people in 1960 to form and nourish ACRES. This spirit is alive at ACRES today.

You can protect the land you love with ACRES. 

ACRES Member Benefits

  • Peace of mind, joy & pride. You protect land.
    You can take responsibility for what matters to you, leaving a natural legacy for generations.
  • Unique outings & a sense of belonging.
    Campfire discussions, preserve concerts, hikes under the stars, paddles on private waters; members share acoustic music, conversation, food, sometimes beers, and community with folks who value natural places and participate in their protection.
  • The full story. As a member, you will receive the full-color, high-resolution, 20-page Quarterly on your doorstep each season — filled with land donors’ stories, news of newly protected land, photos of wildlife and more.
  • Voting rights and nomination privileges. ACRES members vote annually on the election of members to the Board of Directors.

ACRES Membership Options

Annual Memberships 
Senior/student Membership$   15.00 
Individual Membership$   25.00 
Family Membership$   40.00 
Club/Organization Membership$   50.00 
Sustaining Membership*$ 500.00 
Corporate Membership$ 500.00 
Life Membership$1500.00

*Sustaining Members receive periodic invitations to participate in in-depth land management updates.

For annually renewing membership,

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For one-year or lifetime membership,

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