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Volunteering

Volunteers are the backbone of the NCSCB. without our volunteer support we could not operate. Volunteers contribute on all levels, from managing the organization to assisting in the field surveys and helping out in the office.

Volunteering provides numerous benefits such as; meeting like-minded people, learning new skills in conservation and  environmental management, gaining valuable work experience, working with knowledgeable and passionate  environmentalists,   and contributing to the conservation of wildlife and habitats.

 

Overview

The NATURE CONSERVATION SOCIETY OF COASTAL BANGLADESH ( NCSCB ) is a voluntary body with members drawn from all parts of the country and all walks of life. The Society’s primary objective is to foster the conservation of the country’s specifically wildlife and natural habitats of coastal areas.

Our activities include:

  • protecting and managing habitats, particularly coastal wetland, estuary, mangrove vegetation and related resources vegetation.
  • researching threatened species and habitats.
  • educating the community and all tiers of government.
  • co-operating with other conservation groups and land managers.

 

The Society aims to take taken action on many several environmental issues. A major concern of the Society’s to support local community to make aware about sustainable resource management and climate change issues to ensure that plants and animals are conserved in their natural environment. The Society will raise its voicefor the addition of new reserves and opposed the resumption of existing reserves when necessary.

The society will carried out field studies in the areas in question. These surveys will be carried out by members and volunteers to contribute new and important knowledge of biodiversity conservation issues that are unreported previously. The Society also seeks grant funding to contract out research related to environmental management and education. Studies done by or on behalf of the Society will be published as reports and made available to the public through sale and distribution to the local libraries.

The Society is also active in public education through activities such as climate talk Nature, general meetings and its IJTHF.

An elected Committee handles the Society’s affairs. However it is not necessary to be a Committee member to play an active role on behalf of the Society in pursuing particular issues or topics of research.

The Society has an office at 2nd floor, Dawlat mention, Shahjalal Residential area, Bangabandhu Avenue, Bayazid, Chittagong. The Society is financed by subscriptions, sales of its publications, private donations. This enables it to employ an Administrator, Conservation Programs Manager, and a Conservation Ecologist, though much of the work is voluntary. Donations are always welcome and fully tax deductible.