Membership of the American Bear AssociationThe achievements made thus far at the Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary have been the result of heroic efforts of a small, but growing group of volunteers and members from across the world. Only through your membership contributions will the Sanctuary survive and our work on behalf of the bears continue.
With your help, see what we've achieved so far and our plans for the future Please help us to continue to make a difference by joining today!
Help a Black Bear - Become a Member of the ABA
"Member" - $30/year
- Tri-Annual Subscription to Bear in Mind, the publication of the VSWS
- Basic member package
- 8x10 Photo of cub(s) and a certificate in padded cover
- "Friends of the Cubs" Lapel Pin
- Recognition in Bear in Mind
- Basic member Package
- "Friends of the Cubs" Package
- 5 postcards of bear cubs
- A copy of "Bear Man" DVD - featuring the life and legacy of Vince Shute
JOIN NOWPlease fill in a membership form
The American Bear Association is a 501(c)(3) Tax-exempt, Nonprofit Organization. Your contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by federal and state laws.
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