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

(2) Hammock for chilling (two hammocks needed)
Donation: $1,000 each

(3) Pink Dogwood tree for the entry allee (8 trees needed)
Donation: $1,000 each

(4) Picnic table with benches for the family picnic area (two needed)
Donation: $3,500 each

(5) Golf Cart for watering trees, transporting tool and tired people
Donation: $4,000

(6) Woodland buffer of native shrubs (60 shrubs included)
Donation: $5,000

(7) Meadow garden bench for a little rest along the trail (6 benches needed)
Donation: $5,000 each

(8) Phase two of the Meadow - Planting of a quarter acre along the meadow's edge with native grasses and wildflower
Donation; $10,000

(9) Native fern and woodland garden area to inspire others to plant native species
Donation: $12,000

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