What is EARTH Ltd?

What is EARTH Limited?

EARTH Ltd. Is a non-profit (501c3) conservation and education organization located at Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon, MA. We support local and global conservation efforts through memberships, educational programs, and fundraising. EIN 04-3439796. EARTH Ltd.’s mission is: Inspiring commitment to protect and conserve our planet and our future. Visit www.EARTHltd.org to learn more about EARTH Limited.

EARTH provides our visitors and the community with a variety of educational programs and partners with/ provides support to a number of local and global conservation programs and organizations.

EARTH Ltd’s programs include:
Educational presentations at the EARTH Discovery Center and Bird Show Arena
• Wild Adventure Programs for children in grades K-9
• Internships with college students and recent college graduates
Docent/Volunteer Program
Rhino Encounters
Junior Zookeeping for children ages 6-16
ZooMobile Outreach Program

Membership with EARTH Limited

Southwick’s Zoo does not offer memberships, however members of EARTH Ltd receive free general admission along with some other great benefits! Membership with EARTH Limited help supports EARTH’s educational programs offered to zoo visitors and the community as well both international and local conservation projects.

Member Benefits

  • Free general admission to Southwick’s Zoo during our regular season for the duration of your membership.*
  • $10 ride wristbands at Southwick’s Zoo. 2021 Season Update: Kiddie Rides are closed at this time, however the Skyfari and Woodland Express Train are open daily, weather permitting.
  • Discounts on Wild Adventure Programs and Junior Zookeeping.
  • Discounted registration for Rhino Encounters.
  • 10% merchandise discount in the Purple Peacock Giftshop.
  • Invitations to members only after-hours events during the zoo season (additional non-member guests can be brought for an added fee). View EARTH’s list of events to see this year’s Member Appreciation After-Hours dates.
  • You will be helping us improve environmental education!

2021 EARTH Membership Pricing

Individual Adult (age 13-61)  $102
Individual Child (age 3-12) $72
Individual Senior (age 62+) $72
1 Adult & Children
$102 + $72 per child                      
2 Adults
2 Adults & 1 Child $252
2 Adults & 2 Children $322
2 Adults & 3 Children  $382
2 Adults & 4 or more Children
*If more than 4 children, the cost for each additional child is $22


How to Purchase your EARTH Ltd Membership

  • At the zoo (at the EARTH Discovery Center or admissions) during the season (early April through October).
  • Over the phone by calling the EARTH Discovery Center at: 1-800-258-9182 ext 208

The appetizer spread at the 9th Annual Benefit EARTH Bash.