The overall objective of the National Society of Conservationists (NSC)
is to protect nature as a whole and to promote the implementation of
The Society was founded in 1989, currently it has 113 member associations with almost 33 000 members in the 16 counties and the capital of Hungary.
Two-third of the member groups are smaller, local organisations which main activitities include environmental education, attitude-forming, participation in uncovering and solving local environmental problems, environmental advisory work and nature conservation tasks.
The greater regional, supra-regional organisations give 1/3 of the membership, their activities include all known environmental- and nature protection topics.
The NSC is operated by a Board with 9 delegate members representing the member groups and there are 13 staff working in the Head Office.