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48 Hour Sale: Join or Renew Online Through Nov 30th and Save $10

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We know it's a busy time of year. There's a million things going on and a billion things competing for your attention and your money.

But in all the hubbub, we want to make sure that you don't forget to join the ABA or to renew your membership with us. So to make that just a little easier, we're knocking $10 off the price of new memberships, renewals, and gift memberships, individual or joint. 

But it's only from now until midnight, Nov 30th, 2011. And you must join or renew using our online form:

aba.org/join

Simple as that. We know there are a lot of you that lapsed in September and we're betting that most of you didn't really mean to, it just kind of happened. Well, c'mon back!

And if you've been watching the new energy and momentum building here and all around the ABA community, why not register your support for a vibrant, active, fun community of birders?

Or maybe there's a friend of yours you just know would get a lot from ABA membership, but he or she just has never gotten around to it. Or a child or grandchild, niece or nephew that you'd like to see sharing the joy and excitement of birding. Send them a gift membership! 

Remember:

Joining the ABA will make YOU a better birder.

YOU joining the ABA will make birding better.

Here's to all of us making it through to the end of the year with as few hassles and as much holiday cheer as possible. We're thankful to all of you for being part of the ABA family and for all you do to make birding better.

Don't forget, this discount only lasts until midnight, Colorado time, on November 30, 2011. You must join or renew online, but if you have any trouble, don't hesitate to call us at 800-850-2473.

A quick point of clarification: the $10 off applies only to one year of membership. We very much hope you'll choose our brand new auto-renew option, but doing so will not get you $10 off per year in perpetuity. Sorry for any confusion.

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Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon is the president of the American Birding Association. There's very little about birds, birding, and birders that he doesn't find fascinating, though he's especially interested in birding culture and the many ways we all communicate our passion for birds, including this Blog.
  • Jeff, I hate to admit that I fell for a marketing ploy, but after about a year of procrastination, I joined for the first time as soon as I saw this post. Tell whoever came up with this idea that it worked at least once! I’m going to cleanse myself of my shame by standing in the snow to look at some grebes now.

  • That’s wonderful, Kirby! Welcome to the fold.

    And good luck with those grebes!

  • ABA membership sale! Love it.

    Just a thought…there are many younger bird enthusiasts out there (<30 years old) who work as biologists, or techs and assistants on various research projects. They (including myself) make relatively little money compared to most birders, but often play crucial roles in bird conservation. The majority that I have met and worked with know little of the ABA, although they may be very enthusiastic about birds and birding. Perhaps someday a membership discount could be available specifically to these people...I think everyone would win.

  • Richard Klim

    A more cynical view… Loyal, prompt-paying members should seriously consider delaying their renewals next year to be rewarded with a discount. 😉

  • Paul Clapham

    I’m one of those long-term members; I have been delaying my renewal, for no better reason than I just haven’t got around to it yet. But I will surely get on it right away.

    And I see that the old membership form has finally been retired in favour of something which looks like it belongs on the web. About time too.

  • My membership wasn’t up for another 3+ months, but I had to jump on this offer. And with the saved money, I figured I’d re-subscribe to NAB. Cool offer!

  • Or, hurry and tack on another year at this discounted rate while it lasts and then you don’t have to worry about renewing next year. Spend the time thinking about what you’ll do with that extra ten dollars. 🙂 Thanks for always renewing your membership, Richard!

  • Liz Deluna

    Grebeing is a great way to cleanse. My favorite!

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