Becoming a member of LAIFS entitles you to a variety of benefits including:
LAIFS Journal, published 4 times per year. The fern journal will inform you on all aspects of growing ferns, book reviews, identification of ferns, fern habitat and ecology, fern collecting in other countries, where to buy ferns and spores, etc.
Bookstore specializes in books and other publications on ferns and their culture. Fern lessons and back issues of the Journal are also available through the bookstore. Members enjoy many discounts on popular fern publications and books.
Supply Store serving your planting needs at very reasonable prices: sphagnum moss, wire baskets, hapu pots, terrariums, and other useful items. The supply store items are available at monthly meetings and other events.
Monthly Meeting provides fascinating speakers, plant tables, opportunities to purchase member-grown ferns and access to fern publications through our Bookstore and Lending Library
Annual Show and Sale the event of the year for fern lovers. Rare and exotic plants are also displayed and sold. Members have the opportunity to display their plants and obtain new or different ones.
Membership dues are $30.00 per year for those living within the United States and are for a calendar year from January 1st through December 31st. Members who live outside the United States should add $8.50 for airmail, totaling $38.50. Please notify the Membership Secretary of any change of address before you move. Replacement copies of the Journal are $3.50 per copy.