The Friends of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (FoBSPB), a registered 501(c)(3) Public Charity based in the United States, believes in participatory conservation of wildlife and aims to direct public attention to the diversity of wildlife found in the region while conserving and supporting local communities. It represents The Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds (BSPB) in the Americas. The BSPB Is BirdLife International's Bulgarian partner.
The Friends of the Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds is a volunteer only organization which works towards the promotion of Bulgarian nature conservation as well as providing information on the Bulgarian Society' for Protection of Bird's work in avi-fauna conservation, habitat protection and monitoring in Bulgaria.
All donations received are used towards projects deemed important in avi-fauna habitat research and protection as well as funding specialized projects which will have either a direct or in-direct impact on Bulgaria conservation and research. This means that not one cent goes towards salaries or other administrative costs (except advertising which helps promote our Fund-raiser Tours) thus the majority of all funds received are used towards projects vital to conservation, habitat protection, cross-border cooperation and more.
It also acts as the America’s liaison for the dissemination of membership information for the Society. It serves also as point of contact in the throughout the Americas for BSPB members, as well as taking an active role in attracting members for BSPB.
Organizations, non-profit organizations, educational institutions and individuals can use the resources of The Friends of the Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds in order to organize trips, meetings, lectures or learn about the different projects the Society is involved in.
Membership in the Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds is $25.00 per calendar Year (January to December). Membership dues are used to fund BSPB projects as well as related to environmental protection and conservation.
Depending on the membership level, the Benefits package includes, but not limited to: The society's Bi-annual newsletter "Neophron;", A BSPB T-Shirt, discounts on FoBSPB Birding Trips to Bulgaria; Member Discounts at the two BSPB run Nature Centers' gift shops in Bourgas (Poda) and Madjarovo and, of course, free admission to both Nature Centers.