Membership

Alumni, current students, and program faculty are eligible to join as voting members. Program partners, friends, and regional conservation or environmental organizations are welcome and encouraged to join as non-voting members. 

You’ll find that there are several membership levels to choose from. The membership benefits are the same regardless of level, but becoming a member at a higher level provides greatly expanded support for our students and alumni. Please consider becoming a member at a higher level if you have the means to do so. If the FNEP program has been good to you over the years, then this is a great way to give back!

What your membership supports in 2021:

Direct Student Support

  • Fund current students to attend conferences.
  • Purchase field equipment for current and future students.
  • Provide travel scholarships for current students pursuing projects outside of New England.
  • Offer stipends for guest speakers, field trips, and other professional development opportunities.

Direct Alumni Support

  • Extend small research grants to support alumni in pursuit of intellectual passions.
  • Support registration fees for annual FNEP Symposium and other conferences.

Flex Fund
For current students and alumni

  • Cover small expenses that promote the work of FNEPs, such as publication submission fees and application fees.
  • Support guest lectures, workshops, and field walk programs, open to both students and alumni.

General Operating Budget

  • Fund an annual FNEP Symposium, including facilities rentals and the keynote speaker.
  • Maintain our database, website, and associated software.
  • Sustain the annual publication of Field Notes, the FNEP magazine.
  • Produce branded FNEP promotional materials, such as hats, pins, and posters.

What else comes with a membership?

  • Exclusive access to our regularly updated alumni and member database and contact information.
  • First access to RFPs and consulting opportunities declined by FNEP program.
  • Networking to connect partner organizations with alumni expertise.


Purchase or Renew My Membership

 Please select a membership level:

Betula ($25)

Acer ($50)

Fraxinus ($100)

Carpinus ($250)



Make an Additional Tax-deductible Donation

The Field Naturalist & Ecological Planning Alumni Association can only provide programs, student support, and alumni opportunities thanks to the generous contributions of our members and friends. Please consider increasing your impact by giving a donation in addition to your membership dues. Thank you for considering a donation to our organization!