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Membership and Donor Societies

Join the River Revolution - Become a Member 

Individual memberships start at $50     Organizational memberships start at $175


NEW! We’ve also made your gift list easy:

  • $25 Plant a Tree – Restore a native tree on the Elizabeth River.
  • $50 Oyster Reef (10 sq. ft.)- Restore oyster habitat for returning populations.
  • $75 Adopt a River Otter! – Comes with plush otter, adoption papers, fact card
  • $100 Learning Barge Field Trip – Sponsor 3 students on our floating classroom.
  • $250 New Wetland (250 sq. ft). – Replant a vital nursery for river wildlife.
  • $500 Sponsor RIVERFest – Name listed as festival sponsor for 1,000+!
  • $1000 River Otter Society – Give membership in our special donor society.

We’ll send you a beautiful Elizabeth River notecard for you to personalize to let your loved one know you've given a gift in their honor. 

[Gifts are symbolic, and will be used where needed most to support our mission of restoring a clean and healthy Elizabeth River. Tax deductible to the full extent of the law.]

On behalf of the dolphins - thank you!

Click here to donate now!


Your Annual Membership Starts at $50

Members recieve:

Elizabeth River Project membership decal
Exclusive Mudflats newsletter
Name listed in Mudflats newsletter
Discounts to special events, programs, and kayak tours of Paradise Creek Nature Park
Periodic email updates
Satisfaction- Knowing you're helping restore your home river!



Contact Rebecca Myers with any questions
about membership. 757-399-7487 


Adopt an Otter!

Symbolic Adoption Starts at $75

Click here to Adopt an Otter

Donor Societies

$1,000–$2,499 Individual
$1,500–$4,999 Organization

Invitations to inner circle briefings

Environmentally- friendly
River Otter Society tote

Exclusive VIP Boat Tour
of restoration efforts

VIP Invitations to
milestone events

Special Recognition in
newsletter and annual report

$2,500–$4,999 Individual
$5,000–$9,999 Organization

Invitations to inner circle briefings

Invitation to exclusive annual
State of the River event

Special invitation to river
restoration events and celebrations

Mummichog Society ball cap

Special recognition in
newsletter and annual report

$5,000+ Individual
$10,000+ Organization

Invitation to inner circle briefings

Invitation to annual Pelican Society
dinner at exclusive location

Special invitation to river
restoration events and celebrations

Two complimentary tickets to the annual
River Star Business Luncheon

Recognition as leader in restoration
of the Elizabeth River,
including newsletter and annual report


Contact Susan Smith for more information on becoming a Donor Society Member. 757-399-7487 ext. 208