You can help protect the places that matter to you.
ACRES membership allows you, together with a community of support, to do something none of us can do alone — protect thousands of acres of land for generations.
When you join ACRES, you become a vital link in a chain of support for our wild spaces. Far more than financial support, your membership is a vote for our natural areas. Memberships and contributions collectively send a clarion call throughout our region: we value natural areas.
“When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” – Aldo Leopold, in his forward to A Sand County Almanac
This deep sense of land as a community led a small group of people in 1960 to form and nourish ACRES. This spirit is alive at ACRES today.
You can protect the land you love with ACRES.
ACRES Member Benefits
- Peace of mind, joy & pride. You protect land.
You can take responsibility for what matters to you, leaving a natural legacy for generations.
- Unique outings & a sense of belonging.
Campfire discussions, preserve concerts, hikes under the stars, paddles on private waters; members share acoustic music, conversation, food, sometimes beers, and community with folks who value natural places and participate in their protection.
- The full story.
As a member, you will receive the full-color, high-resolution, 20-page Quarterly on your doorstep each season — filled with land donors’ stories, news of newly protected land, photos of wildlife and more.