The National Body For Naturalists

British Naturalists’ Association



Event Overview

The BNA's national conference was held on the May 9th at Forest School, Snaresbrook, in Epping Forest. Lots of naturalists were involved including:
Wildlife TV presenter & photographer Chris Packham
Amphibian expert Professor Trevor Beebee
Phenological Indicator Species: Dr Chris Gibson
Bat expert Phil Richardson

The Conference

Chairman Roger Tabor opens conference, welcomes delegates,

and talks about "Bring Back the Nature Table"

Field Events

Field Workshops on frogs, toads, pond dipping, bumblebees, bats, spiders etc

took place in Epping Forest.

Amazing Amphibians Field Workshop led by Professor Trevor Beebee with support from Froglife

David Bellamy in Botanising Field Workshop

Spider Search Field Workshop led by Tom Thomas

The Encaenia

The Encaenia procession

The Remembrance for Professor Mike Majerus FBNA Honoris Causa in the chapel

Picture Gallery

Chris Packham receiving an Hon. Fellowship and signing book of Fellows Honoris Causa

Chris Packham giving his address on receiving his Fellowship

Professor Trevor Beebee receiving Peter Scott Memorial Award

Dr Chris Gibson receiving the

David Bellamy Award

Paul Ferris receiving the

Richard Fitter Memorial Medal

Neil Garrick-Maidment receiving Fellowship from David Bellamy

Fellows and Registered Members