Welcome! Gloucestershire Naturalists’ Society (GNS) is the natural history recording organisation for Gloucestershire, UK, recording all of the flora and fauna in the county. The society publishes a quarterly newsletter, a journal and an annual bird report as well as organising lectures and field meetings. The society was formed in 1948 with the aim of promoting an interest in the varied wildlife of the county. At the same time, it assumed the task of recording the county’s flora and fauna. To assist in this, the society appoints and supports county recorders for all aspects of wildlife.

Our next event

Date: 06/10/2020
Time: 11:00 - 14:00
CANCELLED - Breakheart Quarry, Dursley
Breakheart Quarry, North Nibley
Please note that this event has been CANCELLED. The former quarry contains several cotoneaster species, all of which have been identified by the national expert, Jeanette Fryer. Meet at the entrance to the nature reserve...

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Due to the country’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic, and our efforts to minimise the spread, GNS obviously cancelled all our scheduled events that were due to take place during…

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