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Application and Renewal

Option #1: Payment by Cheque/Mail

Download Membership Application and Renewal Form (pdf) and mail to:

Membership Director
Hamilton Naturalists’ Club
PO Box 89052
Hamilton, ON L8S 4R5

Cheques should be made payable to “Hamilton Naturalists’ Club”.

NOTE: The membership runs from September 1st to August 31st each year.

Option #2: Payment through PayPal

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Payment processing through PayPal. You will be directed to their web site to review your items and then to pay by credit card.

Membership Dues for One Year

Single / Institutional Membership $ 45.00
Family Membership $ 50.00
Senior Single Membership $ 40.00
Senior Joint Membership $ 45.00
Life Membership $ 900.00
Student Membership FREE Form not yet available.

Note: When you pay via Paypal you must receive a receipt from Paypal in your email address that you use for Paypal. It may take few minutes to deliver in your email inbox. However, sometimes it may land in the spam folder. So, within 5-10 minutes if you don’t see the receipt in your inbox, please make sure you check the spam folder too. If you pay via CC then your transaction may take few days to appear in your online statement.


No matter how you choose to support the HNC you always have the option of designating how your funds are used by directing your donation to one of our seven permanent funds. The
Endowment Funds are managed on our behalf by the Hamilton Community Foundation.

  • Wildlands Acquisition Fund
    Used to support the costs of acquiring and permanently protecting lands for conservation.
  • Sanctuary/Land Trust Fund
    Supports sanctuary management and the Head-of-the-Lake Land Trust Program.
  • Conservation Fund
    Used for the immediate support of conservation and public education projects.
  • FalconWatch Fund
    Used to support the costs of running our annual FalconWatch program to protect Peregrine Falcon chicks at the Hamilton Sheraton Hotel nest site.
  • General Fund
    Covers the HNC’s operating expenses, including meetings and publication of our journal The Wood Duck.
  • Habitat Preservation Endowment Fund
    The annual income supports the protection and management of our Nature Sanctuaries and efforts to permanently protect additional lands.
  • Conservation/Education Endowment Fund
    The annual income supports conservation and educational activities that further environmental protection.
  • Ecological Research Endowment Fund
    The annual income is used to support ecological research.
  • Trees Please! Education Program
    The annual income supports student tree planting initiatives and nature programming at our local underprivileged schools. Find out more.

Learn more about Donation Options.

Income Tax Receipt Provided for Donations of $10.00 or more.