Become a Friend of the Humes Preserve

Your membership entitles you to unlimited year-round access to the Humes Preserve for birding, hiking, snow shoeing or plain old relaxing in nature. You will be invited to special friend events – including walks, workshops, lectures and a “friends only” welcome to summer sip overlooking the meadow. And, You will be a part of ensuring that an extraordinary new place will be available for our community to share.

You can also donate an item from our wish list to help spruce up the Preserve.

Humes Preserve wish list.

(1) Native tree for the meadow’s edge  - (10 trees needed)
Donation: $500 each

(2) Purchase a dogwood for the entry allee (30 trees needed)
Donation: $1,000 each

(3) Adirondack Chair for the meadow’s edge (six chairs needed)
Donation: $650 each

(4) Purchase a large hammock for chilling (three hammocks needed)
Donation: $1,000 each

(5) Purchase a picnic table with benches for the family play area (three needed)
Donation: $3,500 each

(6) Purchase a woodland buffer of native shrubs (60 shrubs included)
Donation: $5,000

(7) Purchase a garden bench for a little rest along the trail (six benches needed)
Donation: $5,000 each

(8) Help us educate the public by underwriting interpretive signage for the preserve
Donation: $5,000

For information about additional naming opportunities, please call the North Shore Land Alliance at 516-922-1028.