Copyright 2017 - ● Manatee Observation and Education Center ● 480 North Indian River Drive Fort Pierce, FL 34950-3024 ● 772.429.9597

 

  Become A MOEC Member

Support What You Love

 

collageA membership to the Manatee Observation and Education Center does more than just give you the perks! A membership supports our mission to promote understanding and responsible actions for the protection of the Treasure Coast's fragile ecosystems and their inhabitants.

 

Funds raised through membership dues provide essential support for the educational programs, displays, and exhibits that are enjoyed everyday at the Manatee Center. Dues to MOEC are tax deductible, as allowed by the law.


 

 All Members Enjoy:

•  Unlimited free year-round admission

•  Invitations to special Members-only events

•  Early discounted registration for summer camp

•  Access to over 150 nature centers through the ANCA reciprocal membership benefits program*

•  10% discount at the Vanishing Mermaid Gift Shop

•  Subscription to our quarterly newsletter, Observations

 

Membership Levels:

  
Special Junior Membership $15 

Junior members, ages 12 & under, will receive a "MOE on the Go" package which includes a lovable "Moe the Manatee" miniature plush hand puppet of our mascot, a set of 6 postcards, and a cool manatee pencil! Junior members are encouraged to take Mini Moe wherever they go; to school, to special events, or on vacation. Then, write us a note about Moe's travels, what he learned, and who he visited. You might see your submission in a newsletter or posted on our website! 

  
Individual
$30

 Universal membership benefits for one adult plus:
 •  Two (2) guest passes

  
 Family
$50

 Universal membership benefits for two adults and dependent children plus:
 •  Six (6) guest passes

  
 Supporting Member
$100

 Universal membership benefits plus:
 •  Six (6) guest passes
 •  Exclusive invitations to Members-only reception
 •  Commemorative MOEC sun visor
 •  15% off on Member Appreciation Day in the Vanishing Mermaid Gift Shop

 
Contributing 
Member
$250

Universal membership benefits plus:
 •  Ten (10) guest passes
 •  In addition to all the benefits above, you will be listed in the Honor Roll of donors

 
Guardians of the Lagoon
$500

Universal membership benefits plus:
 •  Ten (10) guest passes
 •  Annual recognition in the Exhibition lobby
 •  Discount on programs and birthday party rentals
 •  20% off on Member Appreciation Day in the Vanishing Mermaid Gift Shop

 
Sustaining Guardians of the Lagoon
$1,000

Universal membership benefits plus:
 •  Twenty (20) guest passes
 •  Annual recognition in the Exhibition lobby
 •  Discount on programs and birthday party rentals
 •  Exclusive invitation to Guardians-only reception
 •  25% off on Member Appreciation Day in the Vanishing Mermaid Gift Shop
 •  Opportunity to hold special programs in the Education Center
 •  Exclusive invitation to exhibit and special preview reception
 •  Two complimentary tickets for Indian River Lagoon Wildlife Boat Tour

 

*Reciprocal Membership benefits through the Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA) offers MOEC members free or discounted admission to over 150 organizations around the country. Visit www.natctr.org and click on the ANCA Membership Reciprocal List in the What's New and Happening box to find the complete list of participating nature centers.

 

Online registration coming soon!

 

In the meantime, we accept membership dues: 

 

In person, at the Center:

480 N Indian River Drive

Fort Pierce, FL 34950

All donations accepted

By Mail:

P.O. Box 3191

Fort Pierce, FL 34948

Checks only please

Via Phone:

Primary:     772-429-8597

Secondary: 772-466-1600

All donations accepted

 

Remember, there are many ways to support MOEC. Please be sure to check the links below for additional opportunities:

•    Donate

•    Volunteer

•    Shop at the Vanishing Mermaid Gift Shop

 

Looking for more?

For additional information on ways to support MOEC, contact

Rachel Tennant, Development Officer at 772-429-8597

(all calls are routed through Fort Pierce Utilities Authority Switchboard)