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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

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.


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.