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Become a local chapter member today

The Monterey Audubon Society is a chapter of the National Audubon Society but is also a standalone 501(c)3 nonprofit that directs its own mission and policy. Yearly membership donations are due each fall when the annual report comes out. 100% of your contribution helps fund eco-scholarship awards, multiple conservation projects, public education, advocacy, and much more. If you have questions about joining our chapter as a member, please contact us at


If you'd like to help us by becoming a member or renewing your chapter membership, you can send a check to our address listed below or donate online by using the form below.

Small light gray shorebird, a Sanderling, on a sandy beach

The Sanderling is our chapter mascot, and a favorite shorebird on sandy beaches during winter months in Monterey Bay. Watch the flock as it closely follows the the waves in and out, foraging at lightning speed for their favorite meal - sand crabs (Emerita analoga).

Membership by mail:

You may also become a MAS member or renew your membership by mailing a check to the address listed below. Please write in your check's memo if it's for a membership or separate donation. Be sure to include your email address so you can receive our digital newsletter, The Little Sanderling.

Monterey Audubon Society
PO Box 5656
Carmel, CA 93921

Annual membership donations:
Individual - $20
Supporting level - $40
Family (spouses and children) - $50
Lifetime member - $500

Your membership directly helps the local birds you love.

Thank you for the support!

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