London Natural History Society The place for wildlife in London

London Natural History Society - The place for wildlife in London

Monitoring London's Wildlife

There are lots of great reasons to join the London Natural History Society (LNHS).

Membership fees allow us to continue doing the work we do across London to monitor and record wildlife, ensuring decision and policy makers have the information that they need to ensure London's natural history is protected.

This includes supporting the 3 taxonomic sections of the Society: Botany Section, Ecology & Entomology Section and London Bird Club Section.

Previous project have included the Hampstead Heath Millenial Flora Project and the London Bird Atlas, and we are currently working on a London Butterfly Atlas, 2 projects transcribing historic bird records and the London Flora Project.

Membership Benefits

Members of the Society are invited to all of our field events, indoor meetings and virtual talks, as well as taking part in our ecological survey work through our projects, the Hampstead Heath Survey and the Bookham Common Survey.

Members also receive a quarterly newsletter and our annual journals: The London Naturalist and London Bird Report

The LNHS library is locacted with the Natural History Museum (London) and regularly updated with new publications. Ity is open to the public and LNHS members have the added benefit of being able to loan publications. In addition members can subscribe to our reading circles, which circulate various specialist magazines and journals at reduced rates.


Please also enrol the following as family member(s) at the above address:
(Additional subscription £4 per person and select additional payment from the list in the next screen.  Family members enjoy all the benefits of the Society and may vote, but receive no publications except an individual copy of the Programme of events).
LNHS handles personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018 as set out in the Privacy Notice on our website. LNHS is a Registered Charity No. 206228.

Gift Aid Declaration

London Natural History Society is a registered charity and therefore is able to take advantage of the Government's Gift Aid scheme. Under this scheme we are able to reclaim an extra 25p in tax for every £1.00 donated by a UK taxpayer. To enable us to claim Gift Aid on your donation you must pay an amount of UK income tax and/or capital gains tax at least equal to the Gift Aid on all your donations in the tax year and you are responsible for paying any difference. We will treat your declaration as applying to all future donations. You must tell us if you wish to cancel the declaration, your name or address changes or you no longer pay sufficient UK income tax and/or capital gains tax.

You must notify the Society if you:

  • want to cancel this declaration
  • change your name or home address
  • no longer pay sufficient income and/or capital gains tax