2009: Professor Trevor Beebee, Professor of
Molecular Ecology at the University of Sussex, acknowledged authority
on the conservation biology and molecular ecology of amphibians.
2008: Simon King, noted natural history presenter,
film-maker & cameraman.
2007 : Sir David Attenborough, pre-eminent natural
2006 : Professor Mike Majerus, the leading researcher
2005: Bill Oddie, ornithologist, conservationist,
and natural history presenter; famous for television programmes
such as Springwatch and Bill Oddie goes Wild.
2004: Dr. Max Hooper, a co-author of the New
Naturalist volume 'Hedges' and known for his 'Hooper's Hedgerow
Hypothesis'; former Head of Station at Monks Wood for the Institute
of Terrestrial Ecology.
2003: Mr. Roger Tabor, TV Naturalist, world
authority on cats, author, and Chairman, Hon. Scientific Officer
and Hon. vice-president of BNA.
2002: Tony Soper, writer and TV presenter,
co-founder of the BBC's Natural History Unit and its first film
2001: Dr Oliver Rackham, Research Fellow of
Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University. World's leading authority
on the ecological and social history of trees, ancient woodlands
2000 : Millennium, no presentation this year.
1999: Professor Sir Richard Southwood, formerly
Professor of Zoology, University of Oxford, Hon. vice-president
1998: Richard Fitter, author, Hon. vice-president
1997: Gordon Beningfield, Wildlife Artist.
1996: John Clegg, author, former chairman of
BNA, former editor of 'Country-Side' (1995-1967/8).
1995: Kenneth Watkins, OBE, Founder and President
of the Woodland Trust.
1994: Dr Harold Hughes, Chairman of Butterfly
1993: Professor Cloudsley-Thompson, Hon. vice-president
of BNA, noted zoologist and naturalist.
1991: Professor David Bellamy, Conservationist,
television personality and Hon. President of BNA.