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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.

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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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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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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.

Blanket
Gift Assortment
Living Bird Magazine
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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:

  • Private behind-the-scenes tour for you and up to six guests at the Lab’s headquarters in beautiful Sapsucker Woods.
  • Complimentary access to a Bird Academy course of your choice—the Cornell Lab’s acclaimed educational program for lifelong learners.
  • Insider access to cutting-edge research from the Lab’s top-notch faculty, staff, and student scientists.
Golden-Wing Society: Leader
Golden-Wing Society: Leader
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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.
  • Free access to Birds of North America Online.
  • A special gift from the Lab.
  • Discounts available for Bird Academy courses, Project FeederWatch, and Wild Birds Unlimited.
Chairman’s Council
Chairman’s Council
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Living Bird Magazine

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