Friends of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden


Friends of the the Botanic Garden Membership Benefits      

When you become a Member of the Friends, you will share in supporting the Garden and its programs. In addition, you will enjoy the many benefits of Membership, including:

  • A subscription to the Friends quarterly newsletter, Manzanita, featuring articles about the Regional Parks Botanic Garden and California native plants
  • Invitations to special events offered exclusively for Friends Members
  • Reduced fees on classes, field trips and workshops offered by the Friends
  • Early admission to annual spring and fall plant sales
  • Discounts at selected nurseries offering California native plants
  • Membership in the American Horticultural Society Reciprocal Admissions Program, which enables our Members to enjoy Member benefits at participating gardens around the country

Friends Membership Categories:

General Membership

Student/Limited Income: $30
Individual: $50
Family/Dual: $75

Special Garden Friend Membership

California Poppy: $125
Buckwheat: $250
Ceanothus: $500
Manzanita: $1000

Gift Memberships

A gift Membership is a unique way to support the Regional Parks Botanic Garden and give a meaningful gift to a native plant lover or introduce a friend or family member to this special place. Gift Memberships are available in all categories.

Join us today, click HERE to download a printable Membership form or JOIN NOW online!

For more information about becoming a Member, contact the Friends at (510) 544-2220 or

  • Join us in celebrating the East Bay Regional Park District’s 90 years of milestones and history of environmental conservation and positive experiences in nature!

  • I notice how the hill has many dragonflies on it and how the crisp sunlight melts over the bugs, blending them in with cool shadows while the soft flowers come out from the damp forest floor. -Isla, Camper at Redwood Reinhardt Regional Park

  • East Bay Regional Parks are one of the best things about the Bay, I want everyone to be able to experience them. - Matt C., Member & Donor

  • This was the first field trip my students ever went on. The self-esteem, the joy and the fulfillment of being part of this special event supported growth and community life skills for each of my students! – Teacher at Turner Elementary in Antioch, Disability Fishing Derby Participant