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Membership

Become a member, renew, or give a gift membership today!

MEMBERSHIP SUPPORTS NAHANT MARSH

  • Environmental education programs for over 17,000 children, adults and families annually.
  • The protection and preservation of the largest urban wetland on the upper Mississippi River. Nahant’s 305- acres of wetland, prairies and woodlands, are home to hundreds of species of plants and animals, including several that are threatened or endangered.
  • Continuing research efforts at Nahant Marsh, which allow Nahant staff to make improvements and continue to use the best practices for natural resource management.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Up to a 50% off discount on most programs and events
  • Early event announcements
  • A 10% discount at the Nahant Marsh Store
  • A subscription to our quarterly e-newsletter

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

Family: $60/year. Basic membership benefits for two named adults (or caregivers) in the same household and their children under 18 years old.
The Grand Family: $75/year. Basic membership benefits for two named adults (or caregivers) in the same household and their children under 18 years old, plus grandparents.
Individual: $40/year. All basic membership benefits for one adult.
Senior: $30/year. All basic membership benefits for one senior, 65 or over.
Student: $25/year. Students with a valid student ID.
Associate Individual: $75/year. An individual membership with an added gift.
Associate Family: $100/year. A family membership with an added gift.
Benefactor: $500/year. Basic membership benefits for two named adults (or caregivers) in the same household and their children under 18 years old, plus added gifts and a private tour for up to 10 individuals (by appointment only)
Lifetime: $1000+. Basic membership benefits for two named adults (or caregivers) in the same household and their children under 18 years old, plus an added gift, and a private tour for up to 10 individuals (by appointment only).

Nahant Marsh Education Center is a non-profit 501(c)(3) and your membership is tax deductible.

All memberships, with the exception of lifetime memberships, expire on December 31st each year. New members who join June through December enjoy the benefit of a membership longer than one year; in this situation, expiration occurs during the second December following the enrollment date.

If you prefer to print a brochure and mail in your membership with a check, click here for the form.

You can also pay for your membership online with PayPal.

If you are buying a membership as a gift, please put their details in the message box location at end of the form.
  • Please note that you will need to submit each membership purchase individually.
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Upcoming Events

Invasive Species Workshop

Invasive Species Workshop

Mar 1, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm

Invasive species threaten farms, preserves, parks, and even our backyards. In this workshop, experts share the latest tools and research and showcase how...

Breakfast Nature Club

Breakfast Nature Club

Mar 2, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am

Learn the secret life of Iowa's wildlife during this monthly class at Nahant Marsh. Each month we will explore the characteristics and adaptations of a...

Nature Hike

Nature Hike

Mar 3, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am

DCIM100MEDIA Join a Naturalist for a guided hike along the trails at the Marsh....

Design Your Native Landscape

Design Your Native Landscape

Mar 6, 2018 12:00am - 12:00am

Want to learn how to landscape your home with beautiful native plants? You are in luck! EICC's is now offering a 4-week class through continuing education....

Handmade Paper

Handmade Paper

Mar 7, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Learn how to make handmade paper from recycled materials. You will be able to take home the paper you make during class. Participants will also make their...

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Hours

The Education Center is open
M-F: 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m.- Noon
Trails are open daily from sunrise to sunset.

If the main gate is locked, trails are accessible from the front parking lot. Look for the opening in the fence near the kiosk.