Become a member today and join the hundreds supporting the goals of the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club. Members support our activities like land acquisition and the education program, while getting access to our nature sanctuaries and a subscription to our Wood Duck monthly journal. Attend our monthly meetings and many nature outings to get involved and connect with fellow naturalists.
Application and Renewal
Option #1: Payment by Cheque/Mail
Download Membership Application and Renewal Form (pdf) and mail to:
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
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.
Learn more about Donation Options.
Income Tax Receipt Provided for Donations of $10.00 or more.