Membership Level Premiums

The following outline describes our various membership levels and associated premiums. Please note, these may change without notice, and may not reflected below. The premiums shown here supersede all printed membership forms. To be eligible for our Docent program you must be a Buteo member or higher. All members will receive our e-newsletter, Raptor Chronicles.

Eagle Member: A member who contributes a minimum of $5,000 in one membership year* receives a lifetime membership plus the following premiums:

  1. Priority access to any of our seminars or workshops at no additional cost.
  2. Unlimited visits to REF’s facility with up to ten guests each year at no additional charge. Visits must be scheduled via REF’s website reservations system.
  3. Ten Colorado Respects Wildlife license plate sets for friends or family. May be used at any time. Ten of our Raptor books.
  4. One school program for the school of your choice within a 50 mile radius of our Brighton facility at no additional charge.
  5. Invitation to special events and projects.

Falcon Member: A member who contributes a minimum of $2,500-$4,999 in one membership year receives a two year membership plus the following premiums:

  1. Priority access to three of our seminars or workshops at no additional cost.
  2. Five visits to REF’s facility with up to five guests each year at no additional charge. Visits must be scheduled via REF’s website reservation system.
  3. Five Colorado Respects Wildlife license plate sets for friends or family. May be used at any time.
  4. Invitation to special events and projects, and five of our Raptor books.

Accipiter Member: A member who contributes a minimum of $100-$2,499 in one membership year receives an annual membership, plus the following premiums as shown for the applicable Accipiter level below:

  1. Accipiter striatus-$100-$349: One license plate voucher. One of our new Raptor books (above). Four visits to REF’s facility with up to four guests during the year at no additional charge. Visits must be scheduled via REF’s website reservation system.
  2. Accipiter cooperii-$350–$1,000: Three license plate vouchers. Two of our new books autographed by the author. Four visits to REF’s facility with up to five guests during the year at no additional charge. Visits must be scheduled via REF’s website reservations system.
  3. Accipiter gentilis-$1,001–$2,499: Four license plate vouchers for friends or family. May be used at any time. Five our our new books, all autographed by the author. Invitations to special events and projects. Priority access to one of our seminars or workshops at no additional costs. Five visits to REF’s facility with up to six guests at no additional cost.

Buteo Member: A member who contributes a minimum of $30-$99 in one membership year receives our basic annual membership including eligibility to apply for our Docent Course. Two visits per year for member and one guest at our facility. Visits must be scheduled via REF’s website reservation system. Subscription to Raptor Chronicles e-newsletter for a full year.

Active Member: Minimum membership of $24.99 to receive our Colorado Respects Wildlife license plates (one set), and twelve months of Raptor Chronicles e-newsletter.

Nest Upgrade: Add another $50 to the Active or Buteo memberships to cover free visiting privileges for up to four immediate family members during your membership year.

Student Member: $20 (Student must be under 18 years of age). Two visits per year including one guest and subscription to Raptor Chronicles e-newsletter for one year.

*Membership year starts on the date membership is activated and continues for the designated annual period or longer.

Membership privileges may change without notice, and premiums and privileges may not be reflected on our website.