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Become a Member

Viles Arboretum is an independent, non profit 501 c(3) organization. Your tax deductible membership dues are a critical source of income for the Arboretum.

Your contribution goes directly to land stewardship, conservation, educational programs, and community enrichment. 


Viles Arboretum is a member of the American Horticultural Society's Reciprocal Admissions Program which offers free admission and/or additional benefits at more than 345 gardens throughout North America and the Caribbean. Visit www.ahsgardening.org/rap to learn more.

Purchase Your Membership

Membership Levels and Benefits

Balsam Fir - $35.00

10% discount on events & educational programs, 10% discount on gift shop purchases , 35% discount off of facility rentals, a copy of our full-color Newsletter, an invitation to our annual meeting, a plot in our community garden, Reciprocal Admissions Program.


Paper Birch - $50.00

10% discount on events & educational programs, 10% discount on gift shop purchases , 35% discount off of facility rentals, a copy of our full-color Newsletter, an invitation to our annual meeting, a plot in our community garden, Reciprocal Admissions Program.


Sugar Maple - $100.00

10% discount on events & educational programs, 10% discount on gift shop purchases , 35% discount off of facility rentals, a copy of our full-color Newsletter, an invitation to our annual meeting, a plot in our community garden, Reciprocal Admissions Program.


Red Oak - $500.00

10% discount on events & educational programs, 10% discount on gift shop purchases , 50% discount off of facility rentals, a copy of our full-color Newsletter, an invitation to our annual meeting, a plot in our community garden, Reciprocal Admissions Program.


King's Pine - $1,000.00

10% discount on events & educational programs, 10% discount on gift shop purchases , 50% discount off of facility rentals, a copy of our full-color Newsletter, an invitation to our annual meeting, a plot in our community garden, Reciprocal Admissions Program, a staff led tour of the Arboretum, two comp tickets to your choice of one of our signature events.

 

Viles Arboretum is a member of the American Horticultural Society's Reciprocal Admissions Program which offers free admission and/or additional benefits at more than 345 gardens throughout North America and the Caribbean. Visit www.ahsgardening.org/rap to learn more.

Purchase Your Membership

Memorials, Honorariums & Planned Giving

We're proud to recognize your tax-decutible gift in honor of a friend or loved one with a memorial at the Arboretum.

Trees and Shrubs - $500

We're happy to work with you to determine a location and specific plant that will serve as the living memorial for your loved one. Your planted tree or woodland shrub features a metal identification tag that acknowledges your gift.

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Granite Bench - Variable

We work with a local artist to design a granite bench which features engraved lettering recognizing your friend or loved one. Once installed within the Arboretum, this bench serves as a wonderful place to visit - natural, peaceful, and filled with life.

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Planned Giving - Legacy Society

A planned gift is a philanthropic gift and legacy that is funded either during your lifetime or after your death; the gift is part of a larger estate-planning process in which you decide how certain assets are distributed.

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