From: £5.00 / month
Individual Membership – Direct Debit
Unlock a World of Deer with a BDS Annual Membership Plan!
Introducing our Individual Membership – Direct Debit, an accessible way to immerse yourself in the world of deer. Starting from just £5 a month, you can begin a year of our standard Individual Membership plan.
Your Membership Supports a Vital Cause:
By becoming a member, you actively contribute to BDS’ charitable initiatives—advocating for healthy and valued deer populations, sustainable deer management, research, campaigning, government consultations, support and advice, and training programs.
Join the Herd and Make a Difference Today!
Direct Debit – Members paying by direct debit must allow 6 full working days for their payment to be collected before we can confirm and issue your membership pack and number.
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Select between monthly or annually below.
If you are renewing your membership please add your membership number below if you know it.
If you are a UK taxpayer we can reclaim 25p for every £1 you give us for donations & memberships. Please check the box if you would like us to claim Gift Aid.
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Your Membership Unlocks a World of Opportunities:
🦌 Deer Magazine: Immerse yourself in the latest knowledge and insights from the field.
🌳 Local Branch Membership: Dive into a community of like-minded enthusiasts, with optional access to local BDS branches for support, advice, and activity days.
📊 Surveys and Research Participation: Shape the future of deer conservation by actively participating 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 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 joining, you actively contribute to BDS’ charitable initiatives—advocating for healthy and valued deer populations, sustainable deer management, research, campaigning, government consultations, support and advice, and training programs.
Please note: Your application is subject to approval by the Board of the British Deer Society.
Gift Aid Declaration: Maximize your impact! If you’re a UK taxpayer, select ‘Yes’ to enable Gift Aid, allowing us to reclaim additional funds from the Inland Revenue at no extra cost to you. Your support goes a long way in nurturing a thriving environment for UK deer populations.
Direct Debit Benefits: Paying by direct debit saves you £5.00 on your annual subscription. Members paying by direct debit must allow 6 full working days for their payment to be collected before we can confirm and issue your membership pack and number.
Renewal Made Easy: Annual Direct Debit renewals are taken on or shortly after the date the member initially joined. All memberships are for an annual 12-month period, which can be paid once a year or in convenient monthly instalments.
Stay Connected: Members who pay by monthly direct debit will receive an email each month prior to your Direct Debit being taken. The BDS will write to you before the end of your membership year and supply you with a new membership card for the following year.
Important Notice: If you fail to pay any instalment, your British Deer Society membership will lapse. We will write to you and provide the opportunity to settle all instalments due for the remainder of your membership year by alternative means or to set up a new Direct Debit.
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