Become a Member of the Institute for Applied Ecology

Because the natural world needs us, and we need nature, IAE conserves native species and habitats and brings people into the process.  We want you to join us.  Help IAE restore habitats, research solutions, and foster our next generation of environmental stewards and leaders.

Benefits of Membership

  • Invitations to special events (e.g. restoration site tours)
  • Priority registration for IAE workshops
  • Our quarterly newsletters and invitations to volunteer opportunities
  • That great feeling you'll get from putting conservation into action today and for future generations
  • Your membership and donations are tax deductible

Charter Membership

Join during this inaugural year to be recognized and honored as a charter member of IAE.

You can become a charter member of IAE now through April 21, 2017 with a donation of $25 or more for individuals, or $45 or more for families.

Simply complete the online form below, or to join by mail, download a printable form and mail it to the Institute for Applied Ecology.  If you are not a Paypal member, you can still use your regular credit or debit card as a Paypal Guest online.

Membership Form:

For questions, please contact

Thank you for your support!

IAE Members have access to many great benefits; however, IAE members do not vote on matters of significance to the organization.

Some of the many species your membership helps restore, from left to right, below:

  • Nelson’s checkermallow
  • Taylor’s checkerspot butterfly
  • Pink sandverbena
  • Fender’s blue butterfly
  • Kincaid’s lupine
  • Willamette daisy
  • Brack’s cactus
  • Golden paintbrush

Restoring habitat for endangered Taylor's checkerspot butterfly, Benton County, Oregon


Developing new conservation measures for the rare woolly meadowfoam on Table Rock in SW Oregon


Ecological Education: Third graders help IAE create habitat for the endangered Fender's blue butterfly at Bald Hill Farm, Corvallis, Oregon

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Recovering threatened Nelson's checkermallow in western Oregon by restoring habitat and establishing new populations


IAE species montage

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