• The National Body for Naturalists

    Founded in 1905 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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We hope you find it interesting and stimulating, and hope you will join the Association and swell the numbers of Britain’s Naturalists.

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, British Naturalist, the BNA website and the BNA holds occasional conferences and Field Trips at a different location each year.



Stay at Home Wildlife Recorders Club

BNA member John McCrindle set up this online club to record all the sightings in his garden during the Covid-19 crisis.

This is a great opportunity for everyone to take part in a BNA Citizen Science Project watching and recording nature in our own garden.

It can be your own individual sightings of the wildlife that you see in or from your garden. Or ask your friends and neighbours to join in too.

The guidelines are below and If you would like to take part please download them and the recording forms below then send the completed forms to me at chairman@bna-naturalists.org

Wildlife Recorders Rules

At Home Wildlife Recording Form         Community Wildlife Recording Form

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