Join, renew, or donate

Our member dues provide resources to help protect,preserve, and restore Cherokee Marsh, Dane County’s largest wetland. Just as important, our members help demonstrate public support for protecting the marsh.

If you’re not a member, please consider joining. If you’re already a member, we appreciate your support, and don’t forget to renew!

In addition to joining the Friends, we encourage you to donate to the Cherokee Marsh Conservation Fund and to support hands-on environmental education in the marsh.

Memberships are per calendar year. New memberships paid after June 30 are valid through the current and following year.

By Mail

To join, renew, or donate by mail, print and mail the membership form with your check: Membership form


We accept online payments via PayPal. You can pay with a credit or debit card or your PayPal account. If paying by credit or debit card, you don’t need a PayPal logon.

From this page, you can join or renew your membership and donate for environmental education and the Cherokee Marsh Conservation Fund.

Join or renew

To join the Friends of Cherokee Marsh or renew your membership, select your membership level below and click the Add to Cart button. To add family members, additional email addresses, or other comments, please email

Please select a member level


With the Donate button below, you can donate to the Friends or dedicate your donation to support hands-on environmental education in the marsh, the Cherokee Marsh Conservation Fund, or to support the Prairie Partner interns.

Learn more about hands-on environmental education in the marsh.

Learn more about the Cherokee Marsh Conservation Fund.

Read about the Prairie Partner interns.


Email or call 608-215-0426.

The Friends of Cherokee Marsh is a Federal tax-exempt charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Our Tax ID (EIN) is 77-0689194