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Membership Benefits

In addition to joining our community of supporters, all members receive several perks, including invitations to member-only events, monthly special member e-updates, and a subscription to our bi-annual newsletter.

Conservation Circle

Conservation Circle members also receive Special Activities Updates and Exclusive Events including the annual Conservation Circle Dinner

Legacy Circle

Legacy Circle members receive special e-updates and invitations to Legacy and Conservation member-only events

Stock & Property Donors

Stock & Property Donor members receive special e-updates and are invited to Legacy and Conservation member-only events

Other Ways to Get Involved

Let’s work together to ensure the future of the Santa Cruz county area’s lands, wildlife, legacy, environment, and economy.

Frequently Asked Membership Questions

An annual gift of any amount will make you a current Land Trust member.

Your membership is valid for a year based on the date of your most recent gift to the Land Trust.

Contact our Membership Manager, Sarah McMurray, at

The Land Trust relies on donations from individual members to fund its core expenses. Without membership support we would not have the staff necessary to meet with landowners, care for protected lands, or seek foundation and public agency funds.

Land Trust members receive invitations to special members-only events, monthly e-updates to keep up with our work, and a free subscription to our bi-annual printed newsletter, Landmarks.

Conservation Circle members make an annual contribution to the Land Trust of $1,000 or more. A monthly contribution of $85 will also make you a Conservation Circle member.

Conservation Circle members receive additional special benefits including private tours of Land Trust protected properties, special updates, and invitations to exclusive Legacy and Conservation Circle member-only events.

Legacy Circle members have notified us that they have included the Land Trust in their estate plans. To enroll in our Legacy Circle or request more information, please fill out this confidential form

We celebrate our Legacy Circle members during their lifetime. Legacy Circle members are invited to Legacy and Conservation member-only events, receive special updates, and are recognized with gratitude in Land Trust publications and on our Byrne-Milliron Forest Legacy Wall.

Contact Us

For more member benefits information, email our Development and Communications Director, Laura Dannehl-Schickman, or call her directly at (831)783-5510.

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