The National Body For Naturalists
British Naturalists’ Association
TV naturalist presenter and star wildlife cameraman Simon King was guest of honour
at the BNA Annual Conference on 10th May 2008. Simon was the 2008 recipient of the
Peter Scott Memorial Award, and addressed the Conference. Simon is best known as
presenter/wildlife cameraman on the BBC's 'Springwatch', 'Autumnwatch' and 'Big Cat
The Conference was held at Forest School,
Snaresbrook, in Epping Forest.
Among the other speakers was Professor Alastair Fitter, Pro-
Professor Alastair Fitter, Pro-
with Professor David Bellamy
Introduction by Professor David Bellamy, chairman of lecture session.
Professor Alastair Fitter, Pro Vice Chancellor, York University “Out of sight, Out of Mind, Ecology in the underground”
Roger Tabor, BNA Chairman, “Non-
Dr Jeremy Dagley, Conservation Manager of Epping Forest, City of London, “Management of Veteran Pollards in Epping Forest”
A programme of field workshops held in the immediately adjacent area of Epping Forest
Pond dipping for aquatic invertebrates and other activities
Presentation of the BNA Peter Scott Memorial Award to Simon King
President bestows Fellowship Honoris Causa on Simon King.
Simon King responds with a talk entitled : ‘Naturalist & Camera’
Presentation of the Richard Fitter Memorial Medal by Professor Alastair Fitter to Endymion Beer
BNA CONFERENCE 2008
Fellows and Registered Members
The Encaenia procession