Support Our Work, Support Your Home

Click any of the items below to learn about our annual membership benefits. 

Student / Senior $25

Member Level Benefits

Member $50

Member Level Benefits

  • Timely information via our e-newsletter “In the Watershed”
  • $5 discount on educational workshops
  • Invitations to SEC-supporter events and activities
  • Invitations to community appreciation parties
Steward $75

Member Level Benefits, plus –
Discount of $40 per session on our super summer science camps

Family $125

Steward Level Benefits, plus –
1 Day Sugarloaf Pass (also good at Jack London Park)

Advocate $250

Family Level Benefits, plus –
$15 credit per season at Sonoma Garden Park Harvest Market*

Path Finder $500

Advocate Level Benefits, plus –
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park annual parking pass (also valid for Jack London State Park)

Ambassador $1000

Path Finder Level Benefits, plus –
$30 credit per season at Sonoma Garden Park Harvest Market*

Protector $2500

Ambassador Level Benefits, plus –
Honorary fruit tree planted at Sonoma Garden Park

Defender $5000

Protector Level Benefits, plus –
Personal guided tour for up to eight people at Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve

* Harvest Market credit excludes olive oil, eggs and is limited to one bouquet of flowers per visit

Support Our Efforts Now


Sonoma Ecology Center relies on the support of people like you to accomplish our good work on your behalf.

When you head outside today, we’ll already be there:

  • Cleaning up streams, restoring natural habitats, and improving our neighborhood parks.
  • Devising innovative solutions to managing our water resources.
  • Keeping Sugarloaf Ridge State Park open and accessible.
  • Managing open spaces like Montini, Van Hoosear, and Nathanson Creek Preserves.
  • Leading the charge to protect the Sonoma Valley Habitat Corridor,
  • Creating a comprehensive Climate Adaptation Plan.
  • Demonstrating sustainable agriculture at Sonoma Garden Park.
  • Offering local teens paid internships through our renowned EnviroLeader program.
  • Educating more than 1,200 students annually with local, place-based science.
  • Connecting people of all ages with nature through guided outings.


Sonoma Ecology Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit.
Our tax ID is 94-3136500. 

If you are interested in making a more substantial investment in Sonoma Ecology Center, thank you, we would be delighted to speak with you about our many funding opportunities. Contact our Development Coordinator 

Email Kim Jones or Call ext. 111

Other Ways to Help

Use a Community Card eScrip

Shop for your groceries locally at the Glen Ellen Market or Sonoma Market and show your eScrip card at checkout and they will donate 5% of your purchase amount to Sonoma Ecology Center! Simply sign up for eScript to benefit Sonoma Ecology Center!

An easy, no-cost way to show your support!

Shop Online via AmazonSmile

Amazon has a special option that allows 0.5% of your purchases to go to the charity of your choice — Sonoma Ecology Center! Simply use this link to make all your Amazon purchases:

Shop at Amazon thru AmazonSmile
Make sure to bookmark the link and use it whenever you want to shop at Amazon!