Memberships

As a member of the Society, you become part of an inspiring, passionate and supportive wetland community of practice in South Africa.

  • Student
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    R 50

    Student membership is available to any person registered with an institute of learning for which proof of registration for the year of membership is required. The reduced membership fee is designed to assist students in becoming members of a professional body at a time of edecuation and career development.


    • You can claim 1 SACNASP CPD point per year for being a member.
    • Additional SACNASP CPD points can be claimed for Society approved training courses, workshops and meetings (including the AGM).
    • Reduced registration fee for the annual National Wetlands Indaba.
    • Receipt of the Society's bi-annual newsletter.
    • Automatic Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) annual membership including access to webinars and training courses.
  • Ordinary
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    R 380

    Ordinary membership is the standard membership offered by the Society to members of the public who are not students or retired persons and are active in the wetland field of practice.


    • You can claim 1 SACNASP CPD point per year for being a member.
    • Additional SACNASP CPD points can be claimed for Society approved training courses, workshops and meetings (including the AGM).
    • Reduced registration fee for the annual National Wetlands Indaba.
    • Receipt of the Society's bi-annual newsletter.
    • Automatic Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) annual membership including access to webinars and training courses.
  • Ordinary + Journal
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    R 650

    The Ordinary + Journal membership is everything listed under Ordinary membership but includes access to the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) international journal "Wetlands".


    • You can claim 1 SACNASP CPD point per year for being a member.
    • Additional SACNASP CPD points can be claimed for Society approved training courses, workshops and meetings (including the AGM).
    • Reduced registration fee for the annual National Wetlands Indaba.
    • Receipt of the Society's bi-annual newsletter.
    • Automatic Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) annual membership including access to webinars, training courses and the international journal "Wetlands".
  • Retired Persons
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    R 50

    Retired Persons membership is available to any person over the age of 65 years. Please provide a copy of your ID document during the process of registration to ensure compliance.


    • You can claim 1 SACNASP CPD point per year for being a member.
    • Additional SACNASP CPD points can be claimed for Society approved training courses, workshops and meetings (including the AGM).
    • Reduced registration fee for the annual National Wetlands Indaba.
    • Receipt of the Society's bi-annual newsletter.
    • Automatic Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) annual membership.