ARC Members Area

Welcome to the ARC Members Area!

We have created this exclusive area on the ARC website just for our ARC Members. The members pages will only be visible to ARC Members who are logged in to the website (log in via the link at the top of this page). Don't forget to activate your access by following the instructions in you confirmation email or joining letter.

The Members Area includes a new look ARC nature reserves section with an interactive map, a resources library and news and events section. Take a look around and let us know what you think via [email protected] 

Not an ARC Member yet? To access this great exclusive content become an ARC Member for as little as £3 per month!

🎨Are you a keen artist? Do you care about the heathland, a rare but significant habitat? This #HeathWeek , ARC are bringing a competition to the table… 🖌️
ARC’s Heathland Art Competition! We’re looking for artists passionate about heathlands and the species that live in them to create some incredible artwork showcasing why the heaths are so important.
All you need to do is create a piece about the heathland – it can be of the heather itself or some of the other incredible and rare species which inhabit the landscape: sand lizards, smooth snakes, tiger beetles, Dartford warblers and plenty of others!
To be eligible:
🖍️Must be 16+
🖊️Must submit art before the deadline at 6pm on Monday 21st August
✏️Can be digital art, traditional, abstract or fine art – anything qualifies!
To submit:
Send your artwork to by the deadline along with your name, social media link/s (so we can tag you!) and a description of what your artwork represents and, importantly, why you feel this precious wilderness needs protecting.

By sending us your artwork, you're agreeing to allow ARC to repost it in our external communications. Winners will be contacted via email after the closing date.
Winners will receive prizes, and their art will be published on our website and in our exclusive member’s magazine, ARC eye! 👁️🐸
First place prize is a voucher towards a trip with our partners over at Naturetrek Wildlife Holidays – the wildlife travel experts.
Second place prize is a year’s membership to ARC! Receive our ARC Members Welcome Pack, ARC Eye magazine, access to the ARC Members area on our website, special offers, invites AND an extra adder pin badge
Good luck to everyone!