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British Entomological & Natural History Society?

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About the society


The Society was founded in 1872 as the South London Entomological and Natural History Society and since its inception has always included amongst its members many of the leading entomologists of the day.

Over the years the membership of the Society has increased to include not only residents of the London area but entomologists living all over the British Isles and overseas.

The objectives of the Society are the promotion and advancement of research in entomology with an increasing emphasis now being placed on the conservation of the fauna and flora of the United Kingdom and the protection of wildlife throughout the world.

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DATES FOR
THE DIARY


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BUY OUR
BOOKS


Purchase the specialist publications from some of our leading entomologists.

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IDENTIFY
INSECTS


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We’re here to help!

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VIEW OUR
GALLERY


Take a look at the gallery and view some amazing photography.

 

Become a member


There are many benefits to becoming a member of the British
Entomological & Natural History Society – here’s just a few:

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    Public liability insurance for individual members
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    Free Society Journal published 4 times a year
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    Discounts on Society publications
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    Access to the library and collections

 …and so much more!

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Latest News


A checklist of the Lepidoptera of the British Isles – Second Edition

A checklist of the Lepidoptera of the British Isles – Second Edition Edited by David J L Agassiz, Stella D Beavan & Robert J Heckford The first edition of this [...]

2024 Indoor Workshop Calendar

The new 2024 indoor workshop calendar has arrived and is beginning to take shape. All will workshops be held at Dinton Pastures, nr. Reading unless otherwise stated. Over the next […]

WANTED – NEW JOURNAL PROOF READERS

We now need a few more proof readers for the Society’s journal.  Each proof reader should expect to receive between 5 – 8 manuscripts in pdf form before each journal […]