Membership in the Bird, Tree and Garden Club is open to everyone. All are welcome to join!

Annual Membership - $25 helps cover program costs.

Life Membership - one-time fee of $150 supports our major projects such as planting new trees at the Arboretum, the Monarch Program, speakers and guides.

Annual Sustaining - donation of $10 from Life Members.

An annual Life Member Luncheon is held each August at the Athenaeum Hotel with a delicious meal and a relevant speaker along with conversation among people who love these gardens and grounds, our ecosystem, and our birds!

To become a Member: During the season, complete a membership application at Smith Wilkes Hall during one of our many programs, enclosing a check or providing credit card information. Off season, please download and print an application, then mail it in along with payment to PO Box 721 Chautauqua NY 14722.

Thank you!

Questions? Please email the BTG at