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2019 Carolinian Canada Member Guide to Benefits & Programs

Growing a Green Future, Together

Carolinian Canada is a network of leaders growing healthy landscapes and resilient communities for a green future in the Carolinian Zone, Ontario’s extraordinary far south. We are a Canadian charity collaborating across diverse sectors since 1984. (Canadian Registered Charity 83559 4722)

From grassroots to government, Carolinian Canada Coalition members are leaders on the landscape. We focus on effective, targeted solutions for the complex challenges of our times in Canada’s hotspot for wildlife, people, agriculture and industry. We are science-based, community-oriented, business-smart, positive, proactive and ready to make history with you.

Carolinian Canada’s Big Picture strategy connects leading groups and individuals who care about a healthy, green future.

Grow a Green Future Now


Collaborating for healthy ecosystems in the Carolinian Zone


Communities thrive because of healthy, resilient landscapes.

Strategic Directions

  • Collaborate to reverse the trend of habitat loss. Make history in Canada’s biodiversity hotspot.
  • Enable leaders for thriving green communities
  • Grow connections to scale up healthy habitat action
  • Track impact for a healthy zone, together.

Member Classes

All Carolinian Canada Coalition memberships require approval from the Board of Directors and allow one vote per member. We have two classes of membership: Group and Individual

Group membership

Individual/family membership

Make History.

In Canada’s far south, a network of leading groups is poised to reverse a centuries’ old trend of habitat loss. Carolinian Canada’s Big Picture Collaborative aims to scale-up action to save, steward and seed healthy ecosystems to meet the major challenges of our times for thriving green communities. Be part of the Big Picture solution. Business-smart. Science-based. Community-oriented

Group Member Benefits

  • ENABLE your staff and volunteers - Professional Development / Training / Critical Updates / Leading-Edge Strategies / Event Discounts / Annual Forum / Strategy workshops / Cross-sector networking / Special invitations
  • GROW your connections to scale-up healthy habitat action - Premier Opportunities / Leverage / Match / Partner / Reach Out / Big Picture Services / Go Wild Grow Wild Exhibitor Booth / Mobile Wild Guide
  • TRACK your impact for healthy ecosystems – Get critical data / Plan cost-effective Big Picture Impact / Set Big Picture goals / Showcase your work
  • BIG PICTURE 2020 VISION - Unique collaboration opportunities / Social Marketing Natural Infrastructure Investment / Protected Areas / Native Plants

Group Member Levels

Super Canopy Member – Support a green future

  • Super-Canopy – Emerging – $ 1,000
  • Super-Canopy – Leading – $ 2,500
  • Super-Canopy – Visioning – $5,000

Canopy Member – Join the Coalition

  • Canopy – Participating – $ 250
  • Canopy – Collaborating – $ 500

Seedling Member – Networking – Welcome! $ 100.00

Root Member – You are a program partner making things happen! – activate your free membership – $0

  • Go Wild Grow Wild Exhibitor – registered this calendar year
  • Event sponsor – contributed this calendar year

To apply for a Heritage Membership contact Carolinian Canada

Individual Membership – New Benefits!

In 2018, we are launching our new membership program with benefits for individuals. Now, the first $50 of your donation is allocated to your membership. Benefits are win-win for you and wildlife.

Individual Member Benefits* = Voting rights plus:

  • SAVE wildlife* - Habitat and garden consultations / Leading-edge self-assessment tools / How-to workshops and webinars / Research updates / Event discounts / Annual Forum / Special invitations
  • STEWARD healthy landscapes* – Grow connections to a network of leading partners / Go Wild Grow Wild Expo admission / Recognition in the Wild Guide / Sales discounts
  • SEED healthy communities* – Community outreach materials / Link to critical data / Plan cost-effective habitat actions / Showcase your site
  • BIG PICTURE 2020 VISION* – Grow a green future by shaping the Big Picture: Social Marketing / Natural Infrastructure Investment / Protected Areas / Native Plants
  • FRIEND benefits (contributions over $100) – charitable tax receipt for contributed amount less $50 membership
  • BIG PICTURE LEADER benefits (contributions over $150) – Recognition as a Big Picture Legacy Member on our website, Annual Report and Go Wild Grow Wild Kick-off.

*Benefits by request

Individual Member Levels

Individual Member – Count yourself in to a green future

  • Student - $ 20
  • General - $ 50
  • Family** (2 votes) - $ 75
  • Professional or Friend $100

Big Picture Legacy Circle

  • Big Picture Leader - $10 monthly or $150.00
  • Sustaining Sponsor - $20 monthly or $250.00
  • Nature Backer - $50 monthly or $500.00
  • Visionary Patron - $100 monthly or $1,000.00
  • Big Picture Protector – $500 monthly or $5,000.00 or more
  • Legacy Friend – Please contact us to plan a future donation, bequest or memorial donation

**Family members – 2 or more people at the same address using 1 form are eligible for family membership with 2 votes. Please indicate in the notes section the names and email addresses of 2nd voting member.

Click Here to Contribute Today - Join / Renew your Membership!

Click here to read the Member FAQs

Click here to learn more about the Big Picture Legacy Circle

Click Here to Explore the Carolinian Canada Friends Program

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