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Family Membership (Card Payment)

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Family Membership – Card Payment

Family Membership includes 2 adults (each with full voting rights) and up to 3 children including age 18 in full-time education and all family members must live at the same address.

One adult will be the primary contact who will receive all correspondence. The primary adult will need to provide their full name, address, date of birth and contact details on the application form. The remaining family members are required to provide their full name and date of birth.

BDS family members receive: 

  • A copy of our quarterly magazine, Deer, packed with articles and information from the experts.
  • Optional membership of one or more local BDS branches offering talks, demonstrations, support, advice, and activity days.
  • Chance to take part in surveys and research.
  • Opportunity to enter our member’s photo competitions.
  • Opportunity to join our member’s training and mentor scheme.
  • The chance to participate in prize draws and internet auctions.

The British Deer Society also produce a regular free email newsletter called ‘Deerbytes’ which members are encouraged to subscribe to. Members can also find regular news, events and updates on our website and social media channels.

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Family Membership – Card Payment

Welcome to the British Deer Society’s Family Membership – a comprehensive package tailored for families passionate about deer and wildlife. Our Family Membership caters to 2 adults, each with full voting rights, and up to 3 children, including those aged 18 in full-time education, living under the same roof.

The primary adult, serving as the main contact, will enjoy access to all correspondence. To initiate the application process, the primary adult needs to provide essential details, including their full name, address, date of birth, and contact information. The remaining family members only need to provide their full name and date of birth. As part of the membership, each family member has the option to receive an individual membership card, complete with a unique membership number.

As valued BDS family members, you gain access to:

Your Membership Unlocks:

📖 Deer Magazine: Immerse yourself in the latest knowledge and insights from the field, each quarter.

🌐 Local Branch Membership: Dive into a community of like-minded enthusiasts with optional access to local BDS branches, offering support, advice, and activity days.

📊 Surveys and Research Participation: Be a crucial part of shaping the future of deer conservation through active involvement in surveys and research initiatives.

📸 Member’s Photo Competitions: Showcase your passion for deer through captivating visuals and stand a chance to be featured in BDS publications.

👥 Training and Mentor Scheme: Elevate your understanding with exclusive access to member’s training and mentorship opportunities.

🎉 Prize Draws and Internet Auctions: Experience the thrill of winning exclusive prizes through exciting draws and auctions.

💌 Deerbytes Newsletter: Stay informed and entertained with our regular email newsletter, “Deerbytes,” delivering the latest news, events, and updates directly to your inbox.

By becoming a BDS member, you play a crucial role in supporting our mission to educate and inspire everyone about deer through training, education, and research.

Being a member helps support BDS’ charitable activities in advocating for healthy and valued deer population and sustainable deer management. These include research, campaigning, responding to Government consultations, support and advice, and providing training.  Membership rates are annual and run for one calendar year from the month of joining.

Gift Aid Declaration:
Maximize your contribution by allowing us to claim tax back through Gift Aid. As a UK taxpayer, for every £1 you give, we can claim an additional 25p from the Inland Revenue. Simply select ‘Yes’ on the form, confirming your UK taxpayer status. Keep us informed if your tax circumstances change.

Join the British Deer Society’s Family Membership today and be part of a community dedicated to the welfare and understanding of deer. Please note that all membership applications are subject to approval by the Board of the British Deer Society.

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