COA membership includes
novices, as well as advanced collectors, scientists and shell
dealers from around the country and the world. Membership is
for the calendar year, January through December, and includes
a subscription to American Conchologist, the full color quarterly
journal of the COA. Late memberships are retroactive to January.
Though you may join at any time during the year, you are a member
for that calendar year only, receiving the four issues (published
March, June, September, December) of the American Conchologist
for that year.
- Annual Convention - lectures,
symposia, field trips, auctions, shell dealer's bourse, exhibits,
banquet, and other activities.
- COA Award - for winning exhibits
at qualifying worldwide shell shows.
- Thousands of dollars in grants
in malacology awarded yearly.
- Quarterly Publication - American
Conchologist - popular and scientific articles on mollusks,
book reviews, travel articles, convention news, calendar of
shell shows and other shell related articles - full color
On the Internet:
COA membership dues are $25.00
per membership PLUS an additional postage charge. Mailing options
- USA Bulk Mail [$25.00 dues
+ no additional postage] = $25.00 Total
- USA First Class [$25.00 dues
+ $5.00 postage] = $30.00 Total
- Canada and Mexico [$25.00
dues + $5.00 postage] = $30.00 Total
- All Others [$25.00 dues +
$15.00 postage] = $40.00 Total
Make check payable to CONCHOLOGISTS
OF AMERICA. Please pay in U.S. dollars with a check drawn
on a U.S. bank or an international postal money order. All
checks must have the Transit Enrouting and Account Number
printed on the bottom to be accepted by the bank.
Send the check and completed
COA membership application to:
YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!