The FSC is the only environmentaleducation charity dedicated solelyto helping people of all ages toexperience the environment at firsthand; to discover, explore and beinspired by the natural world. Over the last 65 years the FSC hastouched the hearts and minds ofindividuals of all ages through coursesat our network of field centres, workoverseas and production of resources.The FSC believes the more we knowabout the environment, the more wecan appreciate its needs and protect itsdiversity and beauty for futuregenerations. By becoming a memberyou can help us to reach more people.As a registered charity, the FSC receivesno statutory funding. We thereforedepend on membership and feescharged for our courses and otherservices to support the work we do.Membership of the FSC costs only £15 ayear for individuals, £25 for families. £5of your membership fee will be donateddirectly to the FSC Kids Fund.Your membership will help us to:.Support FSC Kids Fund and provide life-changing experiences for disadvantaged young people.Campaign to promote fieldwork and outdoor learning.Provide people with opportunities to learn more about the natural world through our courses and publications.Invest in our Centre facilitiesAs a member you will receive FSCmagazines twice annually, containingnews on all of our centres and projects.As well as donating to Kids Fund andreceiving FSC magazines, members ofthe FSC receive an exclusive preview ofthe Natural History, Arts and Familycourses programmes, allowing firstchoice of courses you would like tobook.If you would like to help the FSC bybecoming a member please completethe membership form on page 29 of thisbrochure.inspiredHelp others to be28by natureGrass IdentificationPete BoardmanSupport the FSC today and help thousands more people each year discoverthe natural worldTop to bottom:Outdoor discovery Blencathra; Biology fieldworkRhyd-y-creuau; Eco-challengeJohn Lomas
29FSC MembershipTo help the FSC by becoming a member please complete the form below. As a member you will. Support the Kids Fund providing free courses for disadvantaged young people. Benefit from an exclusive preview of the FSC Leisure Learning and Professional Courses Programme. Receive FSC Magazinewith information on development and news throughout the FSC. Receive the FSC Annual review and reportThis form can be used to join or renew membership. If you are booking a course the membership application form can be sent to the FSC Centre who will process it. Alternatively, themembership form can be sent directly to FSC Head Office, Preston Montford, Shrewsbury SY4 1HW.MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORMGift AidI would like the Field Studies Council to reclaim tax on any donations or membership subscriptions that I make now and inthe future. I confirm that I pay an amount of UK income tax or capital gains tax at least equal to any tax claimed.Signature:Date:4Four easy steps to helping the FSC achieve its goals:Step 1:Decide on method of payment.Step 2:Complete your personal details.Step 3:Tick your membership preferences.Step 4:Make a Gift Aid declaration (if you can).1Personal Details (BLOCK CAPITALS PLEASE)Title:Full NameFull Address:Postcode:Tel No:E-mail Address:2Credit/Debit Card PaymentsPlease debit myCard Number below:Valid from:Expiry date:Issue No:(switch/solo only)Cardholders's name (BLOCKCAPITALSPLEASE)Signature:Date:Membership PreferencesI wish to become a member.I wish to renew my annual membership Membership No (if known)Annual Individual Membership£15.00Annual Family Membership£25.003Payment DetailsPayment by cheque. Please enclose cheque made payable to Field Studies Council.Payment by credit card. Please complete details in box 3.