MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION & BENEFITS:
The Friends of the 500th seek members who treasure the beauty and resources of this unique natural area and who appreciate the opportunities that Canaan Valley offers. Members help support the mission and projects of the Friends of the 500th at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Funds raised by the Friends are used to enhance the public use of the refuge and for our stewardship activities, education and outreach programs.
Stay informed and be involved! Join the Friends of the 500th.
Our members receive the following benefits:
1. Timberdoodle, our bimonthly newsletter, packed with Refuge news, biology and trail updates, a calendar events, and feature articles on birds, local cultural history and natural treasures.
2. And most important…the knowledge that your contribution is helping to maintain this unique natural resource for present and future generations of visitors.
3. Invitation to the annual membership meeting and special events and volunteer opportunities.
Please note that we are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization run by volunteers. All or part of your membership dues or donations may be tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Please check with your tax advisor.