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					San Bernardino
National Forest Association
Your Partner for Conservation, Education & Recreation
                          A 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organization

                           Give the
                           Gift of Membership
                           to Yourself, Loved Ones & the Forest

                           This Holiday Season
                           November 27, 2009 – January 10, 2010

    A Native Seedling will be planted with each membership
                        Give a unique holiday gift!

                              Spend $50
   Adventure Outpost &/or Paid Tours @ Big Bear Discovery Center
                   & donate $10; receive a $50 membership

                             Spend $100
    & donate $20; receive two $50.00 memberships; or, one $100 membership

                             Spend $200
                 & donate $50; receive five$50.00 memberships
                           or, one $250 membership
                             Receive a special gift!
                                                             $25.00 Value

     Help Restore Our National Forest
     Grow Tomorrow’s Stewards, Today
     Create Advocacy through Environmental Education
Give the gift of health to the
San Bernardino National Forest!

A native seedling will be planted in your honor* with each membership (*or, as designated)
by Forest Aid volunteers; March – May, 2010.

Forest Aid is a forest restoration partnership of the San Bernardino National Forest
Association, U.S. Forest Service and LA-based, TreePeople and is one of the largest
volunteer-led tree planting programs on Southern California National Forests.

2010 goal is 25,000 seedlings by 2,000+ volunteers to be planted in the burn areas from
the 2003 and 2007 wildfires.

Visit for more info and volunteer opportunities; volunteer registration is
available NOW! Group plantings and corporation team building events are also
available; check the website for more contact information.

                         Residents’ Rewards
              For Those Living In and Near Our Forests!
                               November 2009 – May 2010

Use your Residents’ Rewards spending towards your SBNFA membership!

Register at the Discovery Center Adventure Outpost, complete your $200 shopping
punch card and receive a $50 “same as cash” shopping certificate redeemable at the
Adventure Outpost. For every $50 in combined store/tour purchases, spend an
additional $10 to receive your SBNFA membership ($200 level requires a $50 donation).
And, your additional $10 amounts will be credited to your punch card; allowing you to
earn your $50 shopping certificate FASTER!

Residents’ Rewards is available to full and part-time residents in 92314, 92315, 92333,
92386 zip codes; proof of residency is required. Program is valid through May 31, 2010.
Give the Gift of Membership to:
Name _____________________________________________



State ______________ Zip ___________ Phone # __________________

Email _____________________________________________________

A native seedling to be planted in honor of:

Honoree names will be listed on website; Seedlings of Hope page

Your seedling will be planted by Forest Aid volunteers during March – May, 2010
on the San Bernardino National Forest; restoring the burn areas from the 2003
and 2007 wildfires.

I wish to designate my membership support to: (Optional)

___ Big Bear Discovery Center
___ Children’s Forest
___ Fire Lookout Program
___ Off Highway Vehicle Program
___ Urban Conservation Corps
___ Other; Please Name ________________________________

The San Bernardino National Forest Association is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization;
Tax I.D. 33-0556414.

Membership Fulfillment:

Our heartfelt thanks for considering, or more importantly, becoming a member of the San Bernardino
National Forest Association. Your investment will work hard through environmental education aimed
at creating better stewards of all ages on our public lands through compelling programming reaching
over 275,000 annual visitors and residents of the San Bernardino National Forest managed by the
SBNFA’s six divisions and its hard-working base of 1,000 volunteers. Creating stewards is equally as
important to our restoration commitment on the SBNF through Forest Aid tree planting initiative,
miles of trail restoration and growing native seedlings at our Children’s Forest greenhouse.

Upon purchase of your membership level, a package will be mailed to you at the address noted above
containing all of the merchandise elements that correspond to your level. Included will be your
membership card which must be used to obtain discounts on Adventure Outpost merchandise and
Discovery Center paid tours. All other merchandise will be printed pieces to use for redemption.

Program Contact: Kathy Clapsaddle
                 SBNFA Events and Marketing Manager
Give the Gift of Membership Benefits
$50    Quaking Aspen
       Complimentary copy of SBNFA Newsletter
       Monthly E-Blast Updates of SBNFA Events and Activities
       10% Discount at Adventure Outpost Retail Stores*
       10% Discount on all Discovery Center Paid Tours; visit for dates
       A native seedling planted in member’s honor through Forest Aid 2010
       SBNFA Member Card

$100 Stately Cedar
       Same as above, plus
       1 Ticket to Big Bear Discovery Center Amphitheater; Concert of Choice;
         with the purchase of 1 ticket (Excludes Mountain Music Festival)

$250 Fantastic Fir
       Same as above, plus
       1 “May the Forest Be With You” 100% Organic T-Shirt
       2 Tickets to Big Bear Discovery Center Amphitheater; Concert of Choice;
        with purchase of 1 ticket (Includes Mountain Music Festival)

$500 Giant Juniper
       Same as above, plus
       15% Discount (supersedes 10%) at Adventure Outpost Retail Stores*
       15% Discount (supersedes 10%) on all Paid Tours
       4 Tickets to Discovery Center Amphitheater Concert of Choice
       1 San Bernardino National Forest Adventure Pass (annual; good for one year)
       Recognition in SBNFA Annual Report

$1,000 Magnificent Mountain Mahogany
       Same as above, plus
       2 Season Passes to Discovery Center Amphitheater Concert Series
       1 America the Beautiful Pass (annual; good for one year)
       Recognition plaque on Big Bear Discovery Center Wall of Honor

$2,500 Towering Pine
       Same as above, plus
       20% Discount (supersedes15%) at Adventure Outpost Retail Stores*
       20% Discount (supersedes 15%) on all Paid Tours
       20% Discount on sleeping rooms at Northwoods Resort & Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa
       1 Night’s Accommodations at Morton Peak Fire Lookout with dinner basket
           and 1 bottle of wine (Lookout subject to change due to weather; fire, etc.)

$5,000 Majestic Oak
       Same as above, plus
       4 Season Passes to Discovery Center Amphitheater Concert Series
       Lifetime recognition plaque on Wall of Honor at the Big Bear Discovery Center
       Seasonal Tree Planting Teambuilding Event on the San Bernardino National Forest
       Private Guided Expedition for 8 (1 day); or classroom field trip (restrictions apply**)

      *Applicable to SBNFA-themed merchandise only; available at Discovery Center and Mountain Aromas, Lake Arrowhead Resort

      All memberships may be packaged into $50 incremental denominations.
        Give them as unique holiday gifts to family, friends and co-workers!
                                Tax deductible to the extent allowed by law
San Bernardino
National Forest Association
Fact Sheet
Key nonprofit partner to the U.S. Forest Service committed to a shared mission of “caring for the land
and serving the people”. Over 1,000 SBNFA volunteers contributed 70,000 service hours in FY
2008/09 to carry forward this mission. Here’s a sample of accomplishments on the San Bernardino
National Forest:


Maintained and restored over 150 miles of trails

Backbone leadership to planting 20,000 native seedlings through Forest Aid 2009

Plus 10,000 seedlings planted through Children’s Forest Youth Leaders

Eliminated over 11,000 lbs. of trash from streams and forestland


Greeted over 275,000 visitors/mountaintop residents at Discovery Center, Children’s Forest, Fire
Lookouts with focused environmental education messages through interpretive programming and
guided tours

Reached over 4,500 school children with state approved curriculum aimed at molding tomorrow’s
environmental decision makers, today

Launched SBNFA AmeriCorps Conservation Corps offering inner-city youth workforce skills
development and scholarship opportunities through conservation-related public service

OHV volunteers patrolled 250 miles of trails promoting safety and stay on trail messages, and checked
for spark arresters/sound levels

Educated 2,900 visitors through recreational tours

Connected over 2,300 music enthusiasts with Music in the Mountains summer concert series;
enjoying quality music under the stars at 7,000’; $10,000 in net proceeds was donated to The
Lighthouse Project; a nonprofit partner based in the Big Bear Valley and mutually committed to
creating a lifelong foundation in youth for learning, building strong bodies, minds and environmental
stewards of public lands.