The Merritt Island Wildlife Association (MIWA) depends on membership support to assist us in providing the much needed additional funding for Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (MINWR) programs. For more information, call the MIWA office at (321) 861-2377 Tuesday thru Saturday from 8am – 4pm EST.

Become a MIWA Member or Renew today!

New memberships and renewals may be purchased by calling (321) 861-2377. Membership applications can be downloaded here and mailed with your payment to:

MIWA
PO Box 2683
Titusville, FL 32781

Please make checks payable to MIWA. For more information, please call the MIWA office at 321-861-2377 or email [email protected]. Thank you for helping support the Merritt Island NWR Complex and MIWA!

Friends of the Refuge

Individual and Family

  • Student $10
  • Senior $20
  • Individual $25
  • Family $50

Includes early access to public events and a 10% discount in the gift shop.

Gopher Tortoise $100

  • Early Access to Public Events
  • 10% discount in the gift shop
  • Recognition in the MIWA HabiChat

Bobcat $250

  • Early Access to Public Events
  • 10% discount in the gift shop
  • 1 MINWR Refuge Annual Pass
  • Recognition in the MIWA HabiChat
  • Recognition at the Annual Dinner
  • Exclusive Refuge Supporter Gifts

Sea Turtle $500

  • Early Access to Public Events
  • 15% discount in the gift shop
  • 1 MINWR Refuge Annual Pass
  • Recognition in the MIWA HabiChat
  • Recognition at the Annual Dinner
  • 1 MINWR VIP Tour (up to 12 visitors per tour)
  • Top Donor Special Events
  • Exclusive Refuge Supporter Gifts
IndividualFamilyGopher TortoiseBobcatSea Turtle
Donation
  • $10 Student (.edu or under 18)
  • $20 Senior (age 62 and older)
  • $25 all others
$50$100$250$500
Early Access to Public Eventsxxxxx
Gift Shop Discount10%10%10%10%15%
MINWR Annual Pass00011
Recognition MIWA HabiChatxxx
Recognition Annual Dinnerxx
MINWR VIP Tour (up to 12 visitors/tour)1
Top Donor Special Eventsx
Annual Dinner Tickets
Exclusive Refuge Supporter Giftsxx

Patron Level Supporters

Otter $1000

  • Early Access to Public Events
  • 15% discount in the gift shop
  • 1 MINWR Refuge Annual Pass
  • Recognition in the MIWA HabiChat
  • Recognition at the Annual Dinner
  • 2 MINWR VIP tours (up to 12 visitors per tour)
  • Top Donor Special Events
  • 1 Annual Dinner Ticket
  • Exclusive Refuge Supporter Gifts

Alligator $2,500

  • Early Access to Public Events
  • 15% discount in the gift shop
  • 2 MINWR Refuge Annual Passes
  • Recognition in the MIWA HabiChat
  • Recognition at the Annual Dinner
  • 3 MINWR VIP tours (up to 12 visitors per tour)
  • Top Donor Special Events
  • 2 Annual Dinner Tickets
  • Exclusive Refuge Supporter Gifts

Manatee $5,000 and above

  • Early Access to Public Events
  • 15% discount in the gift shop
  • 2 MINWR Refuge Annual Passes
  • Recognition in the MIWA HabiChat
  • Recognition at the Annual Dinner
  • 4 MINWR VIP tours (up to 12 visitors per tour)
  • Top Donor Special Events
  • Table of 8 at the Annual Dinner
  • Exclusive Refuge Supporter Gifts
OtterAlligatorManatee
Donation$1,000$2,500$5,000
Early Access to Public Eventsxxx
Gift Shop Discount15%15%15%
MINWR Annual Pass122
Recognition MIWA HabiChatxxx
Recognition Annual Dinnerxxx
MINWR VIP Tour (up to 12 visitors/tour)234
Top Donor Special Eventsxxx
Annual Dinner Tickets12Table of 8
Exclusive Refuge Supporter Giftsxxx

Please note:

Family thru Manatee memberships may include all household members.

Otter, Alligator and Manatee memberships may include outside of household, such as family, friends and employees.

MIWA bus tours must be scheduled 3 weeks in advance through the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. Dates and times are subject to shuttle bus and guide availability. Tour group size is limited to 12 people.

Vouchers for MINWR Refuge Annual Pass will be mailed to the address listed on the application. Vouchers can be presented at the MIWA gift shop in the Visitor Center for an annual pass. Passes may be used by the member or gifted to non-members. Please contact us if you would prefer the refuge pass directly mailed out.

If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact a MIWA team member at (321) 861-2377 or (321) 861-0669. The MINWR Visitor Center is open Tuesday thru Saturday from 8am – 4pm EST.

Join Now!

Click here to download the membership application form.

Thank you for helping support the Merritt Island NWR and MIWA.