Gift Membership

Give a personalized gift membership today! Not only does this unique gift help ACES provide in-depth environmental science education and ecological literacy to tens of thousands of youth and adults each year, creating a community in which forests, ecosystems, and people thrive, but it will also be enjoyed by your friends and loved ones throughout the whole year.

When you give an ACES’ Gift Membership, your gift recipient will receive a special card in the mail acknowleding your gift. You can also set up an e-card to announce your gift on any day you choose by contacting Emily Taylor, Development Manager at or 970.925.5756.


Experience the natural world - its beauties, its mysteries, and its need for our care and protection.


Join friends and colleagues at special member programs, lectures, workshops, and events and happenings throughout the year.


Educate yourself on environmental responsibility and stay updated on new science initiatives locally and around the globe


Support hands-on projects, volunteer, or just contribute to an organization committed to protecting our natural resources.


Take advantage of member discounts on adult workshops and classes, kids’ programs, store purchases, and ACES special events and programs.

Individual & Family Memberships  Donor Circle
• $50         Red-tailed Hawk
 • $100       Cutthroat Trout
 • $300       Bighorn Sheep
 • $600       Black Bear
** Special Program Membership for Birders  
 • $250 ACES Bird Club
 • $1,200    Steward 
 • $2,500    Advocate
 • $5,000    Innovator
 • $10,000  Benefactor
 • $25,000  Restorer’s Circle
 • $50,000  Chairman’s Circle





Membership Benefits

•    Invitations to ACES’ events and programs throughout the year
•    Priority registration to ACES’ Farm to Table dinners
•    Discounted tickets to ACES’ Annual Harvest Party
•    Free admission to ACES’ Potbelly Perspectives winter lecture series
•    Priority registration and discounts on ACES’ classes and camps
•    Reciprocal Benefits at over 100 Nature Centers Across the U.S.
•    Invitations to annual membership dinners
•    Monthly email newsletter
•    Discounts on purchases in ACES’ Nature Shops
•    Mailed copy of ACES Annual Report