Membership Information

Membership growth is important to The Kentucky Society of Natural History because:

  • Membership dues are one of the key revenue streams that support our Society.
  • We need to offer opportunities for people to be involved, which fulfills one of the key visions of the Kentucky Society of Natural History.
  • We need manpower to accomplish our objectives.
  • Growth is always needed each year to replace members who do not renew.
  • New faces are always healthy for an organization: new ideas, new energy.

Our membership dues are: Individual $15, Family $25, Full Time Student $7.50, Life: $300

Special State Events

Spring Conference is held at various locations in April of each year. A weekend of field trips, programs, plant identification and nature photography is enjoyed by all who attend.


Fall Nature Conference is a similar weekend event held in October of each year, along with the Society's annual business meeting.


"Kentucky Naturalist of the Year Award" honors an individual who has made outstanding contributions toward promoting the study and interest of nature in our state.


K.S.N.H. offers of a funding source to help support natural history/biodiversity knowledge in Kentucky.  Grants will be awarded to students attending a Kentucky college or university graduate school.



Mary Alice Bidwell, Treasurer
Kentucky Society of Natural History
141 So Crestmoor Ave.
Louisville, Kentucky 40206