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Rachel Hardin

Phone: (812) 479-0771
Extension: 107

The Wesselman Nature Society invites you to become a partner in conservation in the greater Evansville, Indiana area. Your valuable support enables us to protect acres of unique wildlife habitat and educate visitors as to the importance of these natural treasures. Although our properties are owned by the City of Evansville, Wesselman Nature Society is responsible for generating nearly all operational and programming funds. This is only possible through the support of the hundreds of caring people who become members! Won’t you join us?

Members Receive:

  • FREE regular admission to Wesselman Woods Nature Center, Preserve & Nature Playscape.
  • Reduced admission to programs and events offered at Wesselman Woods, Howell Wetlands and with Canoe Evansville.
  • Nature News weekly email newsletter.
  • Invitation to special member-only events throughout the year.
  • Reciprocal Membership at Nature Centers across the US.

Membership Levels:

  • Student ( full time student) – $20
  • Senior – $25
  • Individual – $35
  • Family – $50
  • Donor – $100
  • Patron – $250
  • Benefactor – $500
  • Directors Circle – $1,000

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Organizational Memberships – $99

Our organizational membership program allows local facilities’ caregivers to bring their participants for entry to Wesselman Woods Nature Center and Preserve at no additional cost to the facility. Membership may be used for entry anytime during our regular operating hours and membership is valid for one year. Organizational memberships are intended for adult care facilities or small day care facilities, and cover up to 12 guests per visit.

2019 Organization Membership Application