Membership is open everyone with a keen interest in grassland whether it be farming, research, or just a general interest and the pursuit of the Society objectives.
Our annual membership fee is £40 per person and discounted membership of £20 is available for those who are retired and students (under 25 years of age or older but still in full-time education). In order to claim this special rate, ID must be provided.
Subscription to our scientific society is tax deductible in the United Kingdom.
Membership of the BGS offers many benefits: society journals, the bursary award scheme, conferences, seminars, workshops, member discounts and much more
Payment by Direct Debit is our preferred method with the major advantage for you of not having to worry about renewing your membership each year, we do the work for you. Please complete our application form and Direct Debit form below and return to the BGS office my email or by post. Existing members are urged to change to Direct Debit by completing the same form and returning to the BGS Office.
Membership renewal is 1st January each year. Payments can be made by Standing Order, Direct Debit, Debit/Credit Card, PayPal or cheque. Invoices will be issued in January each year for those NOT paying by Standing Order or Direct Debit. Overseas payments are accepted by credit card, Eurocheque or through a London Clearing Bank.
BGS is a membership organisation which acts as a communication forum, through events and publications, for the profitable and sustainable use of grass and forage.