Friends’ membership dues support the programs and operation of the Eleanor Buck Wolf Nature Center. Over 85% of the membership dues collected is used to directly supplement the nature center’s budget.

Your money also supports:

  • Cornwall Scholarship Fund — financial assistance for children attending camps and scholarships for college-bound students.
  • Haines Endowment Fund — providing funds towards the Nature Center’s self-sufficiency
  • Improvements and maintenance of displays and animal habitats
  • Environmental programs like the Earth Day Cleanup in Wintergreen Woods
  • Support for our library and the Owl’s Nest gift shop
  • Special events like the Haunted Habitat Halloween and the Spring Dance
  • Additional funding for staff and programs at the Nature Center
  • Improvements and maintenance of landscape and grounds

Benefits of membership include:

  • Newsletters and updates from the Friends and the Nature Center
  • Discount on select Friends-sponsored programs
  • Savings on purchases from the Owl’s Nest gift shop
  • Discount on birthday parties and summer camp registration
  • Advance notice of special events, programs, and members only events
Eleanor Buck Wolf Nature Center