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Individual Membership


"Joining the RFS was one of my better moves in life. I never come away without learning something ... wonderfully informative, sometimes impassioned discussions, all in good humour and all out there in the woodlands,Richard, North West Midlands


 Individual membership starts from as little as £4.79 a month!

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Join us online today by clicking here, or telephone our membership department on 01295 678624 or contact us on for more information.


Individual membership entitles you to:

  • Receive our highly regarded Quarterly Journal of Forestry (QJF) with articles on all aspects of woodland management
  • Learn and share your knowledge at up to 100 woodland meetings per year, many in woods not normally open to the public
  • Members new to woodland ownership can request a free mentor visit-see our RFS Mentor Scheme page
  • Get exclusive discounts off interesting and relevant products. 
  • Network and share your knowledge and experience with other woodland owners, forestry professionals and like-minded enthusiasts
  • Further your professional development by attending RFS events, which may be eligible for CPD points
  • Stay up to date with the latest tree and woodland news and events via our comprehensive fortnightly E-news and occasional e-alerts
  • Search hundreds of QJF articles in the members' area of our website
  • Attend our conferences and seminars at a discounted rate
  • Benefit from advocacy of members' interests to government both in our own right and in collaboration with other forestry organisations
  • Receive a free copy of Tree Terms (retail price £6) which explains over 300 forestry and tree terms for non-professionals