The American Fern Society, Inc.
Membership Application



Mr./Ms./Mrs./Dr./Prof. ______________________________________________
(Please print)

Dept. & Institution (if applicable) ____________________________________

Street & number______________________________________ Apt. #________

City ________________________________________________State___________

Postal Code (9 digits in USA) _________________ Country _______________


E-mail address (credit card applications and renewals

receive an e-mail confirmation):_______________________________________

Credit Card Information

Card type, (Visa or Mastercard only.)__________ Expiration Date.__________

Name as it appears on the card._______________________________________

Credit card number.___________________________________________________

Billing Address_______________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

Signature (required)__________________________________________________

Journal members receive both Fiddlehead Forum and American Fern Journal . Regular Members receives only Fiddlehead Forum ). Please check only one box and remit accordingly. Excess dues will be credited to the following year, unless you request a refund. Delivery to All other countries is made by private air lift and is the equivalent of airmail delivery.

Journal Membership to USA, Canada , or Mexico $30.00
Journal Membership to all other countries $40.00
Regular Membership to USA, Canada , or Mexico $15.00
Regular Membership to all other countries $22.00
Life Membership to USA, Canada , or Mexico $360.00
Life Membership to all other countries $480.00
Total Enclosed $________

Please return this application with your remittance made payable to the American Fern Society, Inc. and mail it to:

Dr. Blanca León
Membership Secretary, A.F.S.
c/o Plant Resources Center
University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station, F0404
Austin, TX 78712-0471

Foreign members, please pay in US dollars (1) with a check drawn on a US bank, or (2) with an international bank draft payable on a US bank, or (3) with an international postal money order. NOTE: US dollar checks drawn on a Canadian bank cannot be accepted.


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Membership is on a calendar-year basis. Dues notices are sent to members in October and are payable upon receipt. Membership includes the quarterly American Fern Journal and/or the bimonthly Fiddlehead Forum, as noted above, plus access to field trips and by to the AFS Spore Exchange.

Persons joining the Society during the first ten months of the calendar year are considered to be members for that year, all publications for the year will be sent to them. Persons joining after Oct. 1 will have their membership begin with Jan 1 of the following year. Members should receive their initial publications within 60-90 days after joining the Society. Please send any changes of address to the Membership Secretary promptly.

Libraries and businesses may not be members of the society, but may subscribe to the American Fern Journal (with a complimentary copy of the Fiddlehead Forum). Annual subscriptions are $40.00 in the US, Canada, and Mexico, $50.00 elsewhere, plus any fees that a subscription agency may apply.