British Naturalists’ Association
The National Body For Naturalists
The British Naturalists' Association
was founded over 100 years ago 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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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-
At national level, the BNA organises lectures and exhibitions, publishes ‘Country-
to the BNA Website we hope you find it interesting and stimulating, and hope you will join the Association and swell the numbers of Britain's Naturalists.
Have you seen a Small
Tortoiseshell this summer?
Concern is growing
as sightings of this
butterfly are significantly
down across the UK.
If you spot one of these pretty little butterflies in your garden before the end of the season, please submit your sightings to Butterfly Conservation.