British Naturalists’ Association
The National Body For Naturalists
The British Naturalists' Association
was founded 110 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.
Sir David Attenborough celebrated his 90th birthday on Sunday 8th May.
He is an Honorary Fellow of the Association and was presented with the ‘Founders Fellow Award’ to echo
our founder E Kay Robinson who was in at the birth of the BBC'c natural history broadcasting.
Big Butterfly Count
15 July -
Join Sir David Attenborough and take part in the Big Butterfly Count. This year’s slow spring and a soggy start to the summer could pose a risk to our common species.