Memberships are crucial to the continued operation of the Athol Bird and Nature Club. Join or Renew now or make a Donation to support our environmental programs and initiatives.
ABNC was organized in 1963 and is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The Club is self-supporting, maintained and operated by volunteers. The Club is the managing partner of the Millers River Environmental Center. Staffed programs run at the Center are funded by grants and generous donations from members and friends. All membership dues and all additional donations may qualify as a charitable deduction for federal income tax purposes. Consult with your tax advisor.
We invite you to join or to renew your membership. You will have the option to pay by check or by credit card. If you choose to check, please print a copy of your form and mail in with your check.
Members are added to our automated email list to receive notices of activities of the ABNC and associated groups of the Millers River Environmental Center.
What do we do with your dues money? Is it tax-deductible?
Club membership dues are used to pay for programs and speakers, management of the Environmental Center, Club projects, and Club membership in other conservation and research organizations.
Additional donations to ABNC are used to support the operation of the Environmental Center (heat and lights) plus care of the Natural History collection.
If you do not wish to join ABNC or renew your membership, but would like to make a donation to support our environmental programs and initiatives, or to make a donation in memory of Robert Coyle, please click here to use our Online Donation Form.
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Canceled “Early Bird” Birding with JeffApril 10, 2020 at 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM100 Main St, Athol, MA 01331, USAJoinJeff here at the Center (100 Main Street Athol) before heading out to explorethe North Quabbin area for Spring migrant birds. These are great events for thenovice birder to learn from one of our best field naturalists. Come for as longas your schedule allows. Severe weather cancels. Info: Jeff Johnstone,978-249-9052.
Cancelled - Restoring Fire-Influenced Landscapes in Worcester CountyApril 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PMRestoringFire-Influenced Landscapes in Worcester CountyOver the pastseveral thousand years fire has played a critical role in shaping many of thenatural communities on the Massachusetts landscape, as well as sustaining thehighly specialized biodiversity that these communities support. However,over the past hundred years, fire has been generally excluded from thelandscape, and as a result, many of these…
North Quabbin Garden ClubApril 16, 2020 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM100 Main St, Athol, MA 01331, USA
Canceled “Early Bird” Birding with JeffApril 17, 2020 at 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM100 Main St, Athol, MA 01331, USAJoinJeff here at the Center (100 Main Street Athol) before heading out to explorethe North Quabbin area for Spring migrant birds. These are great events for thenovice birder to learn from one of our best field naturalists. Come for as longas your schedule allows. Severe weather cancels. Info: Jeff Johnstone,978-249-9052.
Your membership allows the Athol Bird and Nature Club the ability to operate the Millers River Environmental Center, provide unique quality programming of interest to naturalists and provide opportunities for field adventures throughout the year. Join or donate now: