The Sorby Natural History Society, Sheffield

Covering a full range of natural history interests in Sheffield and the surrounding area, providing for both interested beginners and specialists.

Free Membership Offer

As part of its centenary celebrations, the Sorby Natural History Society is offering free membership for young people aged between 18 and 25. The free membership offer commences on 1st September 2018 and will run until 31st December 2019 (although it may be extended beyond this date, depending on the uptake).

Young people who join via the free membership offer will receive the society’s monthly newsletter and annual journal in digital (pdf) format, delivered by email. They will be able to participate in a wide variety of activities (field meetings, species identification workshops, etc) as advertised in the society’s monthly newsletter.

Our outline programme of activities for 2018-19 can be viewed online at www.sorby.org.uk/events.

The “terms and conditions” for the free membership offer are as follows:

1. The free membership offer is open to young people who are aged between 18 and 25 on the date on which they apply to join the society.

2. The free membership offer will initially run until 31st December 2019 (although it may be extended beyond this date, depending on the uptake).

3. If the free membership offer is not extended, participants may renew their membership on 1st January 2020 by paying the appropriate fee (as shown on the society’s website).

4) If the free membership offer is extended, participants may renew their membership free of charge on 1st January 2020, provided they still meet the eligibility requirements.

5. The free membership offer is also open to existing members of the society who are aged between 18 and 25 on 1st January 2019; they can renew their membership free of charge until 31st December 2019.

6. People wishing to join (or renew their membership) via the free membership offer are expected to provide the society with their date of birth; they may also be asked to provide documentary evidence to confirm their date of birth.

7. Members who join (or renew their membership) via the free membership offer will receive the society’s monthly newsletter and annual journal in digital (pdf) format, delivered by email.

8. People wishing to join (or renew their membership) via the free membership offer must provide a valid email address if they wish to receive the society’s publications and updates about the society’s activities.

9. Members who join (or renew their membership) via the free membership offer are welcome to attend any of the society’s meetings, as advertised in the monthly newsletter; the majority of meetings are free-of-charge for members.

10. Members who join (or renew their membership) via the free membership offer are welcome to attend the society’s Annual General Meeting, but do not have voting rights.

Please use the on-line application form to apply for free membership. If you have any difficulties with this form, please email .

 

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