The Ridges Sanctuary

Preservation, Education, and Research

Get Involved

The Ridges is built on the strengths and contributions of our members. Since day one, The Ridges has relied on our members to help support the three pillars of our mission; Education, Preservation, and Research. We invite you to join us in supporting Wisconsin’s first land trust and protecting one of the state’s most biologically diverse ecosystems. Children 18 and under do not need a membership and always hike free. The Ridges Sanctuary Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your membership fees are fully tax-deductible.

Membership Categories:

Individual Membership (One adult) — $45

Family Membership (Two adults) — $70

Family Plus Membership (Four adults) — $100

To become a member, simply enroll here or call us at 920.839.2802.

Volunteer Opportunities:

There are many opportunities for volunteers of all ages and abilities to get involved at The Ridges Sanctuary. Over 200 dedicated individuals assist our staff in a number of different areas and no prior experience is needed. Come share your time and talents with an incredible community. To learn more about ways to get involved in stewardship at The Ridges, check out our Volunteer and Citizen Science pages.


A contribution in any amount will enable us to continue to respond to changing circumstances and support important work in land preservation, education and research. Most importantly, it will help us keep our promise to protect and preserve the beauty and wildness of this special place for generations to come. To learn more about your impact, head to our Donate page.