Support Us



Join the dedicated members of Salem Audubon Society in fulfilling the mission of our organization:

Our mission is to promote the appreciation of nature and respect for natural places, focusing on birds and other wildlife, and foster environmental responsibility with programs connecting people with nature.


Enjoy the frequent field trips with our expert leaders and our twice-monthly meetings with entertaining and informative presentations. Join with us in serving the community at whatever level of activity you are able. We sponsor and participate in numerous education and stewardship programs serving the Salem community. As members, you will receive a year's subscription (11 issues) to our newsletter, the Kestrel, and 10% discounts on seed at Wild Birds Unlimited and Copper Creek Mercantile.

New Members:

To join Salem Audubon Society, please print, complete and mail the membership form with a check to: Salem Audubon Society, P.O. Box 2084, Salem, OR 97308.

For the form, click here --> Membership form

Renewing Members:

Memberships renew each year on February 1. To renew your annual membership using a check, credit card or PalPay account, follow the easy instructions below:

Select a membership option and note the fee:

  • Individual membership: $35 for the eKestrel newsletter sent to you as an email attachment.
  • Individual membership: $43 for the printed Kestrel newsletter mailed to you.
  • Family membership: $50 for the eKestrel newsletter
  • Family membership: $58 for the printed edition of the Kestrel newsletter mailed to you. 

Note: The Kestrel is the chapter's monthly newsletter.  It comes in two editions.  The eKestrel is an electronic, expanded edition of the Kestrel.  The printed version of the Kestrel is more expensive to print and distribute, so we ask members to cover that extra cost with a slightly higher membership fee. 

You can renew your membership by sending a check for the appropriate amount (see options above) to: Salem Audubon Society, 338 Hawthorne Ave NE, Salem, OR 97301. Make your check payable to Salem Audubon and write "membership" in the check note field.

An another option, you can renew your membership with a credit card through the online PayPal system. Clicking on "Donate" button below will open a webpage that will let your renew your membership using a credit card or your PayPal account. You don't have to have a PayPal account to renew your membership using a credit card. 

PayPal doesn't have a "Membership Renewal" button, so we use their "Donate" button for this purpose. Please don't get confused by the name of the button. By clicking on the button you are renewing your membership, not just making a donation.

If you have related questions, please call Salem Audubon's Treasurer, Tim Johnson, at 503-507-8552.


Becoming a sustaining member

By the "Make this a monthly donation" and entering $10 or more, you will automatically become a "sustaining member". Being a systaining member has the advantage that your membership is automatically renewed each year. Also, you have free admission to any of the Oregon Birds workshops taught by Mike Unger. 

If you have related questions, please call Salem Audubon's Treasurer, Tim Johnson, at 503-507-8552.


Making a one-time donation to Salem Audubon Society:

You can make a one-time donations to Salem Audubon by clicking on the "Donate" button below and following the instructions. To make an automatic monthly donations, you will need to have a PayPal account.  Otherwise, if you'd like to set up an automatic reoccuring donation to Salem Audobon without using PayPal, many banks offer this option through their Bill Pay service.

If you have related questions, please call Salem Audubon's Treasurer, Tim Johnson, at 503-507-8552.