Membership in Citizens for Conservation

When you become a member, you are first and foremost joining a group of over 850 people who care deeply about the environment and sustainability of our ecosystem. You are also gaining access to youth and adult educational programs, our quarterly newsletter, discounts at our spring and fall plant sales, access to all eleven of CFC's preserves, invitations to guided nature walks, and more, all at no additional charge to members.

Your support makes a huge difference. As a member of Citizens for Conservation you are part of an organization that not only directly benefits you, but also your neighbors and the entire Barrington area community. Our members are partners in the acquisition and restoration of our land resources in the Barrington, Illinois area. Please join us and become a steward of our most valuable natural resource.

It's easy to become a member! Just choose a payment option below.

* Please note: for both membership types (recurring or one-time), your credit card information is not stored by CFC or this site.

Recurring Membership

Sign up now and each year your membership will automatically renew. You may always cancel. A membership renewal notice will be sent to you approximately one month before your credit card or PayPal account is charged. The easiest way to keep your membership current and reduces paper use! Choose between credit card or PayPal payments:

One-Time Membership

Sign up now for a one-year term or give a one-time gift membership to someone else. Near the end of your membership term we will send you a renewal letter. Choose between a credit card or PayPal payment:

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Benefits of membership:

  • Discounts at all CFC plant sales
  • Free admission to CFC educational programs
  • Free access to all eleven of CFC's preserves
  • Free children's classes at CFC
  • Free quarterly newsletter
  • Invitations to free guided nature walks

We offer several membership levels for you to choose from, each of which helps support our mission of Saving Living Space for Living Things.

Membership Levels

  • Student/Senior - $40.  Students must be currently enrolled; seniors are classified as 65+.
  • Individual - $50.  A one-person membership.
  • Family - $75.  Membership privileges apply to everyone in your immediate family.
  • Patron/Business - $100.  A CFC membership in your business' name!  Don't forget - membership is tax-deductible!
  • Steward - $250.
  • Guardian - $500.
  • Legacy - $1000.

Steward, Guardian and Legacy memberships provide ways to help support CFC beyond that of the other membership levels.