Join us

Becoming a member is easy. Click here and start saving wildlife and wild places right away. As a member, you'll get these benefits:

  • Subscription to our Mesquite Grill quarterly newsletter
  • Subscription to our E-newsletter
  • 10% discount at our Ecoshop
  • Advance notice and discounts for many SWEC events
  • The satisfaction of knowing you're supporting conservation efforts here in the Southwest.

Renew your membership

Already a member? You can renew your membership now by clicking here. It's easy, and it will save resources because we won't send you any more renewal notices.

Give a gift membership

A gift membership makes a thoughtful gift for friends and family members who share your love for wild nature. It's also a great way to encourage budding activists. We'll send the recipient a special note acknowledging your gift. Click here to buy a gift membership.

Honor someone special

A memorial or tribute membership is a great way to honor the memory of, or show your admiration for, someone special in your life. Click here to make a memorial gift.

Make a special contribution

Make an online gift at any time. It's fast and secure, and always appreciated.

Planned Giving

Interested in leaving a legacy for the wild in your will, making a gift of stock, or another type of gift?  Please contact us at

Other ways to give

  • Do you shop at Albertsons? Show your Community Partners card at checkout, and you'll earn money for the Southwest Environmental Center, at no additional cost to you. Don't have a card? Let us know and we'll send you one, or you can download it here
  • Need to clear out the garage or just get rid of some "junk"? Sell your treasures as part of eBay's Giving Works program and we'll receive a portion of your sales!
  • Shop at our Ecoshop (with your membership discount!)
  • Shop online through iGive and designate SWEC as your cause.
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If you would prefer to make a contribution by mail, please send it to:

Southwest Environmental Center
275 N. Main Street
Las Cruces, NM 88001

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