WFA Membership

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Become a WFA Member or Renew your Membership

Membership in the WFA is beneficial to felid researchers, managers, conservationists and educators alike. The WFA offers connectivity with peers, professional meetings, and updated information on projects and news pertaining to wild felids. Annual memberships run from January 1 - December 31 or July 1 - June 30 and include 2 issues of the Wild Felid Monitor.

Membership Benefits

Membership entitles you to receive the Wild Felid Monitor, WFA's biannual newsletter and premier source of current information on wild felid research, management, conservation, and education in the Western Hemisphere. Membership benefits also currently include voting privileges and access to members-only materials on this website. As the WFA continues to grow and become established, we will continue to explore additional benefits of membership, including discounts to conferences.

Membership Fees

WFA Membership Fees
Standard Membership $35.00 USD / year
Student Membership $20.00 USD / year
LA Student Membership* $10.00 USD / year
Institutional Membership $75.00 USD / year

New and Renewing Members who haven't completed a survey....

You can provide valuable information on your interests and areas of expertise by filling out the WFA Membership Application Form and returning it to us at:

Wild Felid Association
Attn: Membership
PO Box 3335
Montrose, CO 81402-3335

Payment of dues can be done online using the secure payment options below, or included as a check or money order with your completed application in the regular mail. (Sorry, credit card payments are only possible at this time online and not for applications mailed to us.)

Online Secure Payment

You can either pay through a new or existing PayPal account, or by using a major credit card through the PayPal portal. Both options will be visible once you click on one of the “Add to Cart” buttons below.

Standard Membership

Student Membership

Institutional Membership


With your tax-deductible donation, you can help the WFA support the study, management, and conservation of our native wild cats. There are two ways to donate: make a contribution to our General Fund or support our graduate student scholarship. Those options are below -

General Fund donations goes where it is most needed, for example: to help produce our premier publication - The Wild Felid Monitor, to provide sponsored memberships, and to offer small travel grants to important conferences or workshops

WFA General Fund Donation


Wild Felid Legacy Scholarship Fund Donation.

The scholarship now honors six of our biologist colleagues, including Donna Krucki, Deanna Dawn (founding member of WFA), Dave Maehr, Ian Ross, Rocky Spencer, and Eric York by helping to support graduate students studying wild felids. WFA awards up to 3 scholarships each year, each for $1,000-$1500. Help us continue to provide this important scholarship.

Consider contributing a small amount each month as an "Evergreen Donor". Those that donate at least $10 per month to the scholarship fund will receive a WFA coffee mug! coffeemug


LA membership

*Latin American (LA) students may opt for an online membership for a reduced fee. LA students must be attending a university in Mexico, Central America, or South America. A 1-year membership includes access to the member's only pages of the website, including pdfs of Wild Felid Monitor and the membership directory. This membership does not include hard copies of the newsletter.

*Please note that if you are a current member of WFA and have not yet filled out the survey on the application form, consider completing and submitting the survey so we might better understand your interests and how the WFA might serve those interests to be a more effective organization for you. For additional questions or concerns, Contact Us and someone will respond shortly.

See our newsletter page to order back issues of the Wild Felid Monitor.