KSNH is a nonprofit organization incorporated in 1943 to promote the study of nature and natural sciences. Members of our society not only enjoy nature, but seek to expand and share knowledge of our state’s natural history with others. We meet our goals through meetings, field trips, publications, and conferences.


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Membership is open to all individuals interested in nature, such as astronomy, botany, entomology, geology, mycology, ornithology, nature photography, zoology, etc. KSNH has members throughout Kentucky, and neighboring states. Please complete your membership form and make a payment below! Alternatively, join via check payment here.


Membership Levels

(Be sure complete your membership form when you make payment!)

KSNH Contributing Member ($30)

This level affords regular membership status ($15), and also includes $15 as a contribution to our endowment in support of our grants and scholarships.

$30.00


KSNH Regular Member ($15)

Join at this level for standard membership status.

$15.00


KSNH Student Member ($7.50)

Join at this discounted rate if you are a student! Student members must indicate their institution of higher learning.

$7.50


KSNH Organizational Member ($100)

Institutions and agencies join at this group for membership and voting status.

$100.00


Get in Touch & Support KSNH

  • Find us on Facebook here!
  • Join our mailing list here!
  • Pour over the archive of newsletters here!

In order to continue funding student grants, alongside other publications and projects, continual support is needed.  KSNH is a not-for-profit, 501-C3 Corporation and all of your gifts are fully tax deductible under the tax code.  Please remember KSNH when making donations and estate planning.

One-Time, Charitable Contribution

$50.00


Student Grants

KSNH provides funds for students engaged in natural history and biodiversity research in Kentucky.

The request for proposals for 2021 funding cycle is active; access the RFP with application details here!

The deadline for submissions is 15 March 2021, with review applications and awarding of funds to move quickly in the immediate weeks following the submission deadline!


In Memorium

With heavy hearts we report past president of of KSNH, Berl Meyer, passed away on Monday, January 20, 2020. Berl’s obituary can be found here. Additionally, an article was drafted by KSNH members in memory of Berl. Read this article about the Genus Scrophularia in Kentucky here.


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