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

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Supporter

Receive Living Bird Magazine.

$44

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

Living Bird Magazine
Living Bird Magazine
 

Family

Receive tote bag.

$60

Shop in style with your beautiful and sturdy ecofriendly tote bag featuring a stunning Indigo Bunting illustration by Bartels Science Illustrator, Jessica French.

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

Tote Bag
Tote Bag
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Living Bird Magazine
 

Contributor

Receive Cornell Lab water bottle.

$84

Stay hydrated while birding and hiking with your official Cornell Lab water bottle.

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

Journal
Cooley
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Guardian

Receive coffee mug.

$120

Greet the day with your elegant porcelain mug featuring a Blue Jay and a Steller’s Jay illustrated by Bartels Science Illustrator, Meghan Bishop.

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

Coffee Mug
Coffee Mug
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Living Bird Magazine
 

Patron

Receive a 1,000 piece jigsaw puzzle.

$250

Wind down with a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle featuring bird drawings by Pedro Fernandes and a bird ID poster with QR links for bird sounds. We’ll send the Eastern/Central North America or Western puzzle based on your mailing address. 

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

Umbrella
Jigsaw puzzle
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Sponsor

Receive a gift assortment

$500

Receive a gift assortment featuring a tote bag, a cooler bag, a notepad, and the Backyard Birds and Blossoms coloring book.

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

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Gift Assortment
Living Bird Magazine
Living Bird Magazine
 

Golden-Wing Society: Benefactor

YOUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

$1,000

YOUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Access to a Lab staff member who will be dedicated to enriching your relationship to the Lab and making it even more rewarding.
  • An invitation to our Weekend at Sapsucker Woods, exclusively for Golden-wing Society members—a three-day getaway filled with training, field trips, and more—designed to enhance your birding and understanding of the Cornell Lab.
  • An invitation to join Lab experts on a birding eco-tour at Little St. Simons Island, Georgia.
  • Special invitations to Lab events in your area.
  • A subscription to our award winning Living Bird magazine and an exclusive monthly Golden-wing Society eNewsletter.
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 The Birds of North America 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.
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:

  • A private behind-the-scenes tour for you and up to six guests at the Lab’s headquarters in beautiful Sapsucker Woods.
  • Free entry to Bird Academy – the Cornell Lab’s acclaimed educational program for lifelong learners – including online courses, tutorials, and videos.
  • Insider access to cutting edge research findings from the Lab’s top-notch faculty, staff, and student scientists. Information made available to you first before it reaches general audiences.
  • Exclusive invitation to the Golden-wing Society Leader birding trip led by one of the Lab’s world-class birding experts.
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 framed print from the Lab’s collection
  • Invitation to exclusive first-class birding trip’s with the Cornell Lab director
  • Invitation to all Lab events and trips
  • Free access to Birds of North America Online
  • Direct access to Lab staff
  • Access to Lab speakers for events
  • Monthly insider newsletter
  • Exclusive Chairman’s Council website
  • Free subscription to all webinars and Bird Academy courses
  • Complimentary access to Springfield Ornithology
  • Insiders access to presentations and publications by faculty, staff, and students
Chairman’s Council
Chairman’s Council
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Living Bird Magazine

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