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NYSOWA Membership Options

Active, Associate & Retired Members

Active Member: Any person meeting NYSOWA’s minimum professional standards who receives compensation for the preparation and publication of information pertaining to related outdoor recreational activities.

Associate Member: Any person who meets 50% of the active membership requirements.

Retired Member: All retired professional outdoor communicators must be pre-approved by the Board before receiving discounted membership dues.

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Active, Associate and Retired Membership Benefits :

  • Receive quarterly newsletter
  • Ability to have important listings posted on the NYSOWA web site
  • Receive annual Membership Directory listing each member’s address, credits, affiliation,  publications and specialties. Also includes supporting membership listings
  • Opportunity to attend NYSOWA’s semi-annual meetings
  • Participation in annual writing and photography contests
  • Personal contacts with company representatives for outdoor products and services
  • Craft improvement workshops at semi-annual meetings
  • Opportunity to meet, exchange views and network with other professionals
  • Develop marketing opportunities

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Mail completed application / payment to:

Stephen George, 173 Willie Road, Gloversville, NY 12078.

Or send completed application

Stephen George, Capt.stephen1007@gmail.com

Online payment use appropriate link below :

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* All new media memberships include a one-time $15 registration fee. All new member applications must be pre-approved by the NYSOWA board.

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* This is a full membership for approved professional communicators.

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* Retired members status must be pre-approved by the Board.

Supporting Members

Any organization, association, or commercial endeavor which has a common interest with the New York State Outdoor Writers Association, Inc., and desires to participate in the achievement of such purposes.

Supporting Membership Benefits:

  • Listing in annual Membership Directory
  • Use of Membership Directory for direct mailing lists
  • Receive quarterly Newsletter
  • Opportunity to contribute to newsletters
  • Opportunity to meet and work with active writers
  • Opportunity to exchange views and to promote common organizational values
  • Opportunity to conduct seminars and display products at semi-annual meetings
  • Have timely press releases posted on the NYSOWA web site

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Mail completed application / payment to:

Stephen George, 173 Willie Road, Gloversville, NY 12078.

Or send completed application

Stephen George, Capt.stephen1007@gmail.com

Online payment use appropriate link below :

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* This is a supporting business membership.

Further info:

Email Membership Secretary:

Stephen George Capt.stephen1007@gmail.com  
for an information packet and membership application.