Woodchuck Lodge is a non-profit organization. Your donations are tax deductible.

Please make checks payable to:
John Burroughs’ Woodchuck Lodge
PO Box 492
Roxbury, NY 12474

Or donate securely online!

Below is a list of suggested donation amounts. Please note that you may also contribute to our endowment, by clicking here!

Woodchuck                $12

A great proliferation of woodchucks gave John Burroughs’ Woodchuck Lodge its name. Join at the Woodchuck level, and help support our mission.

Naturalist                   $25

John Burroughs is celebrated for his many books and essays on the natural world. Your contribution at this level entitles you and your family to a year-long membership. Come enjoy Woodchuck Lodge’s  fields and trails.

Expeditioner               $50

In 1899, Edward Harriman assembled an elite group of scientists, photographers, and naturalists––John Burroughs among them––to explore and document the Alaskan coast. 

Vagabond               $100

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone, and John Burroughs called themselves the Four Vagabonds (camping and traveling buddies). Sign on as a Vagabond and your membership will sponsor one of our programs.

Treasury Clerk   (Business Member) $250

John Burroughs worked as a clerk at the Currency Bureau of the U.S. Treasury Dept., where he met and befriended Walt Whitman. Your business membership is a tribute to John’s legacy. 

Woodchuck Lodge is a member of 1% for the Planet. 

Roxbury Club (Life Member)             $500

Burroughs wrote of his childhood home, “These hills fathered and mothered me. I am blood of their blood and bone of their bone, and why should I not go back to them in my last years?” Join at this very generous level, and you’ll be a friend of John’s for life.