Six reasons to join WOS as an individual member
- WOS is the only organisation dedicated to birdwatchers across the whole of Wales
- We promote the conservation of wild birds and their habitats throughout the nation – and they need your support
- WOS encourages the study of wild birds and a high standard of bird recording in Wales; WOS funds a small grant scheme to promote the study of birds of conservation priority, fund an annual Student Research award, and run a conservation bursary scheme for young people age 18-25.
- Each year you’ll receive two issues of Birds in Wales , the WOS journal, which includes the annual Welsh Bird Report. You may also choose to receive the WOS bi-monthly e-newsletter, and will be able to access the annual Rare and Scarce Birds in Wales report online.
- You receive a discount on attendance at our Annual Conference
- Membership costs only £20 for one year, and covers up to two people at one address.
Five reasons for your company to join WOS as a Corporate Member
Your company can help support the work of the Welsh Ornithological Society by becoming a Corporate Member.
As well as supporting the conservation of birds in Wales (through our small grant scheme, for example), corporate members receive many benefits including access to the latest research and information on distribution of birds in Wales, information on current conservation priorities and the chance to show publicly your company’s support for bird conservation in Wales.
Specific benefits include:
- A copy of the society’s journal Birds in Wales. Published twice a year, the journal reports the latest research on birds in Wales and well as incorporating the annual Welsh Bird Report.
- Discount on attendance at the Society’s Annual Conference. These popular conferences move around Wales and are held each year in November with a themed topic reporting the latest work on bird research.
- The Society’s bi-monthly e-newsletter.
- Your Company inclusion on the Society’s website, with a link to your website.
- Access to the member’s section of the website giving a range of resources such as back issues of Birds in Wales, links to the latest consultations of relevance to birds in Wales and details of recent sightings of birds of interest.