British Naturalists’ Association

The National Body For Naturalists


The British Naturalists' Association
was founded over 100 years ago with the sole aim of promoting the study
of all branches of Natural History and continues to do so to this day.

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Saturday the 8th of July 2017

at the Attenborough Nature Centre & Reserve, Barton Lane, Nottingham, NG9 6DY


Natural History Day


Annual General Meeting

Details Here >>

Seahorse Survey Course

is now available

For details click HERE >>

Join the BNA the national body for naturalists, founded in 1905, and extend your interest in the British countryside by taking part in a wide range of activities together with fellow enthusiasts of all ages. With the help of our experts, you will be able to learn more about our native flora and fauna and develop an in-depth understanding of how our natural world develops and changes increasingly important in view of the changes in our climate.

At national level, the BNA organises lectures and exhibitions, publishes ‘Country-Side’ and ‘British Naturalist’, the BNA website and holds National conferences and Field Trips for BNA Members and general public attendance.



Alida Butcher

on her

100th Birthday


18 June 2017

It is with deep regret we have to announce the  sudden death of

Trevor Beer MBE FBNA

21 June 2017