Why not join us as an Ordinary member, the BNA is open to all with an interest in natural history

Enjoy meeting with members from across the U.K. at the BNA’s national and local events. Take part in a wide range of activities together with fellow enthusiasts of all ages. Develop and gain recognition of your skills – become an Associate, Registered Member or Fellow. Look forward to receiving the members’ magazines ‘Country-Side’ and ‘British Naturalist’ and offers on other publications.




Young Nats Members under the age of 18, a person who has a keen interest in nature and wildlife can become a member of the Young Nats. For membership please visit the Young Nats page.

Student Members being persons over the age of 18 and are in full time education, who subscribe to the Association a yearly sum of not less than £10.00 will enjoy the same privileges as Ordinary Members.

Ordinary Members who subscribe to the Association a yearly sum of not less than £20.00 will receive the publications of the Association, Country-side and British Naturalist.

Senior Members (entitled to the State Retirement Pension) who subscribe to the Association a yearly sum of not less than £15.00 enjoy the same privileges as Ordinary Members.

Family Membership entitles a member’s spouse and children (under the age of 18) to join the Association. Family members will not receive additional copies of the publications.

If you would like to join please click HERE >>BNA ordinary membership or renewal form



Adding BNA Grade Recognition to your membership acknowledges your natural history skills and achievements and demonstrates that you believe in furthering the study of natural history and acquiring the necessary field skills to achieve this.

For further information click HERE >>

Graded members at the 2019 National Conference Encaenia Photo: L. Artindale


As the complex world of business requires considerable management skills and expertise to survive so our natural world needs experts in Natural History to monitor changing conditions and ensure that we remain aware of the health of our environment. Your support will make a critical difference to BNA and to the environment. Business must invest in training if it is to progress and prosper; BNA too must promote hands-on skills and knowledge that Naturalists need if they are to evaluate the changing state of an enormous range of species in Britain. We hope that you will join BNA as a Corporate Member and help us support the needs of our natural environment. Corporate Membership of the British Naturalists’ Association can also bring benefit to your business, for we will appreciate and visibly acknowledge your support. Your staff and customers will gain an awareness of your commitment to tackling the environment’s needs in a businesslike and ethical way.

If you would like any further information please contact us