Lower Columbia Basin Audubon Society

Serving Benton and Franklin Counties since 1965

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Become a Member

$20 per year - Individual
$10 per year - Student

Members receive a one-year subscription (10 issues) to the Curlew newsletter and invitations to special birding events.

To join, send your payment with this information:

  • Name
  • Street Address
  • City, State Zip
  • Phone (optional)
  • Indicate if you want to receive the Curlew via Email or Postal Mail
  • Include Your Email Address (if applicable)
  • LCBAS maintains an e-alert email list (for last minute activity changes, important issues, volunteer opportunities). Indicate if you want to opt out of receiving e-alerts.
    (If you opt out, you will not receive e-alert emails. Your e-mail address will not be shared in any case.)

Send To:

Lower Columbia Basin Audubon Society
PO Box 1900
Richland, WA 99352

Alternatively, you can use this printable PDF Membership Form

NOTE: Local Chapter Membership is separate from membership in the National Audubon Society. To join the National Audubon Society, click this link NAS.

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To join LCBAS or renew your membership, choose a membership level and click the Pay Now button.


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In addition to the activities above, donations especially help fund:

  • AUDUBON Classroom Materials
  • TAXIDERMY COLLECTION of more than 100 specimens used in our education program

To make a donation by credit card, click the Donate button below.

People birding the Columbia Basin A group of people watching bird banding People birding the Hanford Reach A Great Egret wading

Memberships and donations fund many local activities

  • Education - presentations and materials in local classrooms
  • First Saturday Bird Walk on Bateman Island (September-June)
  • The Curlew – our local newsletter sent to LCBAS members Sept-June
  • Monthly meetings with interesting programs
  • Christmas Bird Count
  • Status and distribution of local avian populations (Our checklists, for example)
  • Public awareness of conservation issues
  • Preserving natural open spaces for birds and people

Join People Who Care About Our Environment

The membership of LCBAS includes people of all ages, many interests and all levels of involvement. We share a common purpose: promoting variety of natural habitats in our area, from native grasslands to riparian thickets, from deserts to wetlands. Our goal is to maintain a healthy environment for people and wildlife. We care about preserving the uniqueness of Lower Columbia Basin.