Become a Member

BES membership is open to all conservation researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, and citizens interested in promoting science-based conservation policy, education, and action in Bhutan. We welcome Bhutanese and international representatives from a diversity of sectors: government, academia, corporations, non-profit institutions, and the general public.

As a member of the Bhutan Ecological Society, you will enjoy:

      •Valuable networking opportunities with professional from national and international colleagues, through participation in BES-sponsored career development trainings, events, research symposia, and general meetings
      •Representation and participation in developing BES policy recommendations on Bhutan’s critical conservation issues, for presentation to the Government and allied partners
      •Exclusive access to BES-sponsored career development trainings, especially geared toward university students and young professionals in the field of conservation
      •Exclusive access to BES-sponsored small grant awards
      •Career and resume-building experiences when you join the BES Governing Board or committees, volunteer with BES-sponsored events, or participate in BES-sponsored career development trainings
      •Voting rights in Governing Board elections, to determine the future direction of BES

For the first operational year of BES membership, individuals can join and enjoy BES membership benefits for FREE. Beginning in August 2014, annual membership fee for individuals will be Nu. 500.

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Environmentally conscious corporations may also support the mission and activities of the Bhutan Ecological Society by becoming BES Corporate Sponsors at the Gold Corporate (Nu. 5000 per year) or Platinum Corporate (Nu. 10,000 per year) levels. BES Corporate Sponsors will be acknowledged on the Society website and at all major Society events, and will receive a BES Certificate of Appreciation for their support. For more information on how to become a BES Corporate Sponsor, please contact us at