Become a member of the Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology!

We are an organization that connects a network of people to collaborate and share knowledge about the ecology of the Columbia Mountains and its regional ecosystems.

CMI’s goal is to build the capacity of people working in various fields of applied ecology to benefit natural resource management in our region. Be part of our 1500+ person network!

Membership is Community!

  • Discounted fees at CMI events
  • Advance notice of workshops and courses through the CMI Newsletter
  • CMI members receive a discount through CBEEN’s Outdoor Learning store to access 5% off on all conservation & environmental science resources & tools!
    • Enter CMI123%$ at check-out, and receive a 5% discount. 100% of proceeds go back to supporting outdoor and environmental learning non-profit initiatives

Membership is Engagement!

  • Annual Member’s Research Forum and AGM
  • Share your news (current research projects, publications, event announcements, etc) with the CMI community via our monthly newsletters. Just send your information to

Membership is Having a Voice!

  • Vote in the proceedings of our Society
  • Propose events and participate in event steering committees

See our Supporters page here for a list of our current corporate members.


Membership Category Annual * Membership Fee GST TOTAL
Regular $40.00 $2.00 $42.00
Student **

(Must provide student number)

$25.00 $1.25 $26.25

For each Branch of your organization (e.g., covers all staff in one Branch office.) One vote per membership

$150.00 $7.50 $157.50
Add the option to automatically renew each year so you don’t have to remember to do it! We’ll automatically invoice you in January of each year if you select this option.


* Memberships are annual following the regular calendar year. Memberships purchased after Oct 1 will include the following calendar year.

** Are you a student? Maybe you can join for free!  If you are a student enrolled in an institution that has a corporate membership with us then your membership is FREE!  Currently these educational institutions have corporate memberships:

  • Selkirk College
  • College of the Rockies

Note: Beginning Jan 1, 2025, we’ll be increasing our membership fees for the first time in over 10 years such that individual memebrships will be $50, and Corporate memberships will be $175. Student memberships will remain the same at $25.

Click here to update membership!


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  • Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0
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