The bi-annual magazine of the Association.

It offers high-quality, accessible articles on a wide range of subjects, written by experienced field naturalists. Other regular features include: Wildlife Observations and Book Reviews.

Free to members

This magazine is sent to all members bi-annually, here are two examples below.

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British Naturalist

The bi-annual newsletter of the Association. It contains articles, membership news and details of branch events.


Free to members





Books Published by the British Naturalists’ Association 

How to Begin the Study of Lichens

by Pauline Rutherford

A great beginners guide to studying this fascinating species, full of colour photos and information.
A5, 44pp. £9.95



How to Begin the Study of Plant Galls

by Steven Rutherford

This guide is perfect for the amateur naturalist wishing to study this subject. Full of concise information with colour photographs throughout.
A5, 62pp. £9.95



How to begin the Study of Mosses and Liverworts

by  June Chatfield

Full of colour photographs and helpful line drawings, photographs (including invaluable micro photographs) by Christine Riesner, Chris Doncaster, Michael Demidecki and June Chatfield.

Size A5. 80pp. £9.95     



Natural History

How to Begin the Study of Natural History

by  June Chatfield

This great little book is a really good introduction to all aspects of Natural History.

Size A5, 76pp. £9.95




Snails SlugsHow to Begin the Study of Slugs and Snails

by J Sankey

An introduction to studying this subject.

Size A5, £7.95

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