We invite you to join the Heron Society

The Heron Society recognizes our dedicated donors who give $1,000 or more annually to support the mission of the Nature Center. In addition to a host of membership benefits, Heron Society patrons enjoy access to exclusive events and behind-the-scenes opportunities. Your generous gifts help ensure the Nature Center continues to conserve a natural area, connect people with nature, and inspire environmental stewardship while growing and maintaining our legacy of excellence.

Heron Society Benefits

Heron Society patrons receive all general membership benefits. For a list of these benefits please click here. Additional benefits include:

$1,000-$2,499 - Receive exclusive event invitations including the annual Heron Society Reception.

$2,500-$4,999 - All of the above benefits plus a private one hour guided nature tour with one of our naturalists to be enjoyed with up to 8 of your guests and the opportunity to give a household gift membership to a family member or friend.

$5,000-$9,999 - All of the above benefits plus the opportunity to be recognized as a benefactor of a select program for one year and have dinner with the Executive Director.

$10,000 and above - All of the above benefits plus the option to travel to the National Association of Nature Center Administrators Summit with the Executive Director.

Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent provided by the law. Memberships are not refundable or transferable. Member benefits subject to change without notice.

To become a member contact Patty Albrecht, Membership and Annual Fund Manager, at (216) 321-5935 ext 232, or albrecht@shakerlakes.org.