Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve, Inc.
What is Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve and what does it do?
Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve, Inc. is a volunteer-led, nonprofit organization that supports the environmental education programs offered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation at Reinstein Woods. We provide vital financial and volunteer support for programs aimed at school children, teachers, youth from underserved neighborhoods, and the general public. We also support stewardship projects designed to protect and restore the natural habitats at Reinstein Woods.
The Mission of Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve is to promote knowledge of nature through awareness, appreciation, and stewardship of the unique and diverse environment of Reinstein Woods and its programs.
Benefits of Membership
- one free snowshoe or ski rental annually, and 50% off additional rentals
- discounts on special programs
- members-only programs
- an e-newsletter
- an annual clothing coupon, and
- voting rights at the annual membership meeting.
Friends of Reinstein offers a grandparents' membership, which includes two grandparents and up to four grandchildren (per visit for snowshoe/ski rental).
Funds raised through membership dues help to support volunteer and educational programs at Reinstein Woods.
How to Become a Member
To become a member, download the FORNP brochure (PDF) (351 KB) and mail the membership form to: 93 Honorine Drive, Depew, NY 14043. The form can also be dropped off at the environmental education center.
Board of Directors
All Friends members are invited to attend meetings of the board of directors. Friends members are also encouraged to consider joining one of several committees (finance, fundraising, marketing, membership and communications) that assist the Board of Directors. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 716-683-5959.
2012-2013 Board of Directors:
Linda Arndt, President
Franklin Collins, Treasurer
Michael Gettings, Vice President
Charles Rauch, Secretary
More about Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve, Inc.:
- Summer Day Camps - Information about Summer Day Camps for kids at Reinstein Woods.
- Birthday Parties - Information about birthday parties offered by Friends of Reinstein
- Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve Upcoming Programs - Check out Friends of Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve's upcoming events