Become a Member or Renew!

To become a member fill out the form below and click a membership level from the list below. All memberships are for an entire household!


After submitting the form, please be sure to select your membership plan listed below. This will direct you to an online payment section. Your membership won’t be verified until you do!

Mesquite $60.00

Desert Willow $120.00

Live Oak $180.00

Pecan $300.00

Cypress $600.00

Arboretum $1,200.00

The Benefits in Joining/Renewing Membership

Riverside Nature Center – Kerrville

Join today and grow with us! Everyone is invited to join Riverside Nature Center and support our Hill Country natural resources with education, activities, and events. Riverside members are a community unified by a commitment to our mission. Getting and staying there, we became a family of friends. We always love to find new friends!

For retirees, students, business people, as well as families just starting out and anyone on a tight budget, we offer our basic membership, MESQUITE, at $60 per year. This includes all family members in a household.

All membership levels include…

  • Reciprocal member benefits at over 150 U.S. and Canadian nature centers.
  • Discounted RNC programs, rental fees, and gift-shop purchases.
  • Pre-sale admission to our native plant sales
  • Monthly online newsletter—hard copies mailed upon request—plus emailed updates and reports on RNC activities and initiatives.
  • Reusable RNC shopping bag, while supplies last.

The other perks of enhanced membership:

  • Desert Willow, one free RNC program per year.
  • Live Oak, two free RNC programs per year.
  • Pecan, four free RNC programs per year.
  • Cypress, 50% discount on one facility rental, and ALL programs at RNC are free.
  • Arboretum, all the RNC programs are free, plus one free facility rental per year.

RIVERSIDE NATURE CENTER, founded in 1989, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, an oasis for fauna amid native plants and trees within the Kerrville city limits. RNC provides highly valued experiences for the community’s adults, families, and children about how to appreciate and care for the region’s natural resources, plants, habitats, and wildlife.