Rhode Island Wild Plant Society

Become a Member of the Rhode Island Wild Plant Society

If you value Rhode Island’s unique environment and want to protect our native plants and their habitats, then please consider becoming a member of the Rhode Island Wild Plant Society. We rely on our members’ support to continue our many plant conservation and education initiatives.

riwps fall picnic

Rhode Island Wild plant Society Membership Benefits

As a member, you not only receive the satisfaction of protecting our threatened native plants and their habitats, but also numerous other benefits.

  • Receive the WildfloraRl bulletin three times a year including event calendars and wild flower cultivation notes.
  • Get our monthly E-Newsletter delivered directly to your in box. It will keep you up to date on all our activities.
  • Early admission for non-organizational memberships and first pick at our Spring Plant Sales – featuring a large selection of native plants and shrubs, a silent auction featuring rare and collectable plants, and great deals for avid gardeners.
  • Invitations to our General Meetings (in November, January, and March) with highly-regarded guest speakers.
  • Reduced rates on over 30 educational walks and workshops year ’round.
  • Family Memberships and above receive free walk passes to share with friends & family. (All new members receive a free walk pass.)

Meet new people who share a similar interest and participate in RIWPS initiative like native plant propagation, the RI Flower Show, and restoration projects.

Rhode Island Wild plant Society

Membership Types

Individual ($40)
Membership benefits for one individual.

Affiliate ($40)
Designed for gardening clubs, entitles group to one subscription to WildfloraRI, society mailings, and discounts to all special events.

Limited Income/Full-time Student ($10)
Membership benefits for one individual.

Family ($55)
Membership benefits for two adults and their children living in the same household under the age of 18, and includes 2 free walk passes.

Contributing ($75)
All Family benefits.

Sponsoring ($150)
All Family benefits.

Benefactor ($500)

Life – Individual ($1000)
All Contributing benefits for life.

Life – Family ($1500)
All Sponsoring benefits for life.

Gift Membership
A membership to RIWPS is a perfect way to observe an anniversary, graduation, wedding, or other special occasion. RIWPS will send a gift acknowledgment to you and a notification of the gift to the person you designate.