Join Oxfordshire Badger Group

Members welcome !

Members receive a copy of our handbook plus regular  updates and the opportunity to take part in our work. We try to organise at least one badger watching session per year (COVID permitting) and offer relevant fieldwork training.

Still, it's fair to say we hope members will play an active part in the groups activities. Expect to get invitations to help out with fund / awareness raising, sett survey walks, field work, 'office work' signing petitions, lobbying decision makers ... there is work for everyone  though if you just want be kept informed that's not a problem.

Oxford is a large county so we are forming local member 'hubs' to look out for badgers in their area. One thing everyone can do is report any badger sightings. This  includes road kill, since where badgers are being killed on our roads there must be a live sett in the area. If you know of any setts in your area then keep an eye on them and report any issues.

Membership is a must for volunteers who work in the field and/or represent Oxfordshire Badger Group. We keep the fee as low as possible. We pass £2 of the annual fee to the Badger Trust.  Much of the remainder goes to operating costs such as OBG's membership of The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) and our public liability insurance. 

 

Standard Membership: £12 per household per year (renews 12 monthly).

Donations are always very welcome.

Payment info. can be found here

 

 

 

Concessionary Membership is £6 per household annually . You (and members of your household) will be eligible for concessionary membership if:

 

  • You receive only the state pension or get means tested benefits
  • You are employed on the real living or minimum wage rate
  • You are a student

If that's you, and you’re keen to get your OBG boots on, just email us - concessionary membership is not yet available online.

 



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