ABOUT Entry Level Membership
Recognizing that people travel diverse career paths into the public garden industry, the American Public Gardens Association is offering a new, low-cost membership option for those venturing into the public garden industry at the start of their careers that include, but are not limited to, students currently enrolled with an academic institution. 

Entry Level Membership:
•    $10/year for the first three years
•    Can be renewed two times, for a total of three 12-month periods of membership
•    Is offered only to those not affiliated with a member garden
•    Includes all benefits of Individual Membership with one exception, noted below

Entry Level Member Benefits (all levels):
•    Association Health Care Program – concierge service to our members in need of Individual, Family, and Business/Employee health insurance coverage options.
•    Garden Benchmarking Study results in summary form
•    Network with 9,000+ public garden professionals at more than 600 gardens
•    Digital subscription to Public Garden magazine
•    Subscription to the monthly e-newsletter
•    Member pricing for the Annual Conference and Professional Development programs
•    Opportunities to present at Professional Development symposia, webinars, or programs
•    Unlimited access to 21 discipline-focused Professional Communities
•    Free registration for AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) webinars with code
•    Unlimited access to the online Member Directory
•    Access to thousands of resources in the Library & Media Center

To join offline, download a .pdf membership application here