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Your membership fuels discoveries to make the planet a better place for birds, for all wildlife, and for people.

Photo: Calliope Hummingbird by Mike Wisnicki

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Supporter

Receive Living Bird Magazine for $5 off regular $44 dues.

$39

Receive Living Bird, our award-winning, members-only magazine.

Living Bird Magazine
Living Bird Magazine
 

Family

Receive grocery tote bag.

$60

Shop in eco-friendly style. You’ll receive one of our beautiful grocery tote bags featuring custom artwork from our esteemed Bartels Science Illustrators.

Also receive Living Bird, our award-winning, members-only magazine.

Grocery Tote Bag
Grocery Tote Bags
Living Bird Magazine
Living Bird Magazine
 

Contributor

Receive Cornell Lab coasters.

$84

Share your Cornell Lab pride while protecting surfaces with our member coasters featuring our logo created by renowned artist Charley Harper. Set of 4.

Also receive Living Bird, our award-winning, members-only magazine.

Cornell Lab Coasters
Cornell Lab Coasters
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Living Bird Magazine
 

Guardian

Receive coffee mug.

$120

Add a little joy to your morning with this elegant porcelain mug featuring Black-capped Chickadees by our Bartels Science Illustrator Megan Bishop.

Also receive Living Bird, our award-winning, members-only magazine.

Coffee Mug
Coffee Mug
Living Bird Magazine
Living Bird Magazine
 

Patron

Receive neck gaiter.

$250

Wear this versatile neck gaiter during your next birding adventure, or even if you’re just out for a walk outside, featuring photography by George Forsyth from our Macaulay Library collection.

Also receive Living Bird, our award-winning, members-only magazine.

Neck Gaiter
Neck Gaiter
Living Bird Magazine
Living Bird Magazine
 

Sponsor

Receive canvas tote bag.

$500

This stylish oversized canvas logo tote goes everywhere and holds everything. Use it for birding, picnicking, beachgoing—all your outdoor fun.

Also receive Living Bird, our award-winning, members-only magazine.

Canvas Tote Bag
Canvas Tote Bag
Living Bird Magazine
Living Bird Magazine
 

Golden-Wing Society: Benefactor

YOUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

$1,000

YOUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • A subscription to our award-winning Living Bird magazine and an exclusive monthly Golden-wing Society eNewsletter.
  • Your personal Golden-wing Society Manager and Lab representative, Erin Pierce, accessible by phone or email.
  • An invitation to join Lab experts on a private birding eco-tour at Little St. Simons Island, Georgia when our travel programs resume.
  • An exclusive invitation to join us for the virtual sessions of our Weekend at Sapsucker Woods event, featuring insider-only online presentations with our staff, faculty, and students designed to enrich your relationship to birds and nature.
  • Advanced notice of special Cornell Lab workshops and other special events.
Golden-Wing Society: Benefactor
Golden-Wing Society: Benefactor
Living Bird Magazine
Living Bird Magazine
 

Golden-Wing Society: Partner

PARTNERS RECEIVE ALL BENEFACTOR BENEFITS, PLUS:

$2,500

PARTNERS RECEIVE ALL BENEFACTOR BENEFITS, PLUS:

  • A complimentary subscription to Birds of the World online—the most comprehensive reference for the life histories of bird species that breed in the United States and Canada.
  • Invitations to additional birding trips created exclusively for Golden-wing Society Partners and Leaders.
  • An invitation to attend Weekend at Sapsucker Woods at the Lab in Ithaca, NY and enjoy a three-day getaway filled with fun training, unique field trips and more.
Golden-Wing Society: Partner
Golden-Wing Society: Partner
Living Bird Magazine
Living Bird Magazine
 

Golden-Wing Society: Leader

LEADERS RECEIVE ALL PARTNER BENEFITS, PLUS:

$5,000

Leaders receive all above Partner benefits, plus:

  • Private behind-the-scenes tour for you and up to six guests at the Lab’s headquarters in Sapsucker Woods when tours resume.
  • Complimentary access to a Bird Academy course of your choice—the Cornell Lab’s acclaimed educational program for lifelong learners.
  • Insider-only updates and access to cutting edge research from the Lab’s faculty, staff, and students.
Golden-Wing Society: Leader
Golden-Wing Society: Leader
Living Bird Magazine
Living Bird Magazine
 

Chairman’s Council

An inspiring group of friends who provide leadership and vital support to the Lab.

$10,000

All Chairman’s Council members receive the following:

  • A personal contact at the Lab to answer questions and provide resources.
  • Direct access to Lab faculty, staff, and student scientists.
  • Insider access to events, news stories, and innovative research findings from the Lab’s top-notch faculty, staff, and student scientists.
  • Access to the exclusive Chairman’s Council website, featuring news items from around the Lab, access to publications and multi-media, Lab leader biographies, and more.
  • An exclusive monthly Chairman’s Council newsletter that includes the Lab’s staff news-letter, The CLUE.
  • Invitations to Lab events and trips—including the annual Weekend at Sapsucker Woods, (a three-day exclusive getaway at Sapsucker Woods filled with birder training, field trips, and special activities) and an ecotour at Little St. Simons Island, Georgia.
  • A private behind-the-scenes tour of the Cornell Lab for you and up to six guests.
  • A complimentary subscription to Birds of the World—the definitive online reference database with comprehensive life histories for all bird species and families.
  • A special gift from the Lab.
  • Discounts available for Bird Academy courses, Project FeederWatch, and Wild Birds Unlimited.
Chairman’s Council
Chairman’s Council
Living Bird Magazine
Living Bird Magazine

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