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This page is for those who are considering joining the Suri Network or are currently members.

Membership Levels: The Suri Network offers 4 levels of membership. The benefits of each level are outlined in the document linked HERE

Marketing Resources: Your affiliate is here to help you market your Suris and your products. Our members are able to market their Suri alpacas and Suri products through this website. There are also marketing materials that members can access through their membership.

Join Today!
There are 4 levels of membership available. You can find a description of the benefits and costs by clicking HERE

Newsletters:  Newsletters are sent by email quarterly to keep the membership informed on Suri Network news and upcoming activities. To see what has been happening click below.
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Membership Benefits:
There are many benefits to becoming a Suri Network Member. By clicking on our Programs page, you can see some of the activities, but for a simple layout of the benefits- READ MORE:

Membership Directory:
Please click HERE to access our Membership Directory or take advantage of our Find a Farm link below to locate a farm or ranch close to you.

Volunteer: There are many opportunities throughout the year for our members to volunteer, including serving on committees, volunteering at the Suri Symposium, helping with the Suri Network Fleece Show, or assisting with fundraising. If you are interested in volunteering please contact a Board member, or call the Suri Network office at office@surinetwork.org or call 970-586-5876.

FEATURED FARMS AND RANCHES
TO FIND A FARM NEAR YOU CLICK HERE

EVENTS
Throughout the year, the Suri Network is organizing events that help to preserve, promote, and protect the Suri alpaca. Please visit our EVENTS PAGE to find out what is next on the horizon.

PURELYSURI MAGAZINE
is published once a year and contains a variety of topics related to Suri alpacas. Provided on the linked page is access to past issues of the magazine. Our editor is always seeking articles, topics of interest, photos and, of course advertisers. Please contact Cindy at the Suri Network Office if you have something to submit.

office@surinetwork.org or (970)586-5876 M.T.

SHIP 
SHIP stands for the Suri Herd Improvement Program. Focusing on protecting, preserving, and promoting the Suri alpaca, the SHIP program is an outstanding way for our members to accomplish that. By collecting data from the evaluation of an alpaca's conformation and fleece, an owner is better able to discern that alpaca's strengths and weaknesses and how to improve them in the next generation. When the data is processed using special computer programs, animals can be ranked relative to all other Suri alpacas currently in the system. The resultant data are called EPDs which stands for Expected Progeny Differences and by using the data, a breeder is given a better idea of what the genetic makeup of their alpaca is. To learn more about SHIP,  CLICK HERE

SURI SIMPLY STUNNING: A few years ago, the Suri Network Board of Trustees embarked on a new program to create recognition of Suri as a natural fiber with specific characteristics of softness, luster, warmth, and adaptability in a wide variety of products. Branding will be beneficial for marketing breeding programs, the fiber produced, and to make high quality Suri products. This program became known as the Suri Simply Stunning branding initiative. Those who want to use this brand must receive permission from the Suri Network to  do so. If you are interested in participating, please READ MORE

Committees: The Suri Network relies on several committees to accomplish its mission of preserving the Suri and supporting the membership.  Ad hoc committees are also formed as needed. If you are interested in joining a committee or learning more about the committees listed below please email us at office@surinetwork.org or call 970-586-5876.



Suri Network
Phone: (970) 586-5876
Fax: (970) 591-0007

P.O. Box 1984

Estes Park, Colorado
80517


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