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/TimeEvent
From Box Brownie to Woodland Flower Book Date: 19/01/2022
Time: 19:30 - 21:30
From Box Brownie to Woodland Flower Book
From Box Brownie to Woodland Flower Book - An illustrated talk by Alan Waterman in which he will talk about the woodland flowers of the Forest of Dean which are beautifully illustrated and described in the...

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Ell Brook Bio-blitz

An announcement on behalf of the Ell Brook Community Project: “The Ell Brook Community Project, on the edge of Newent, is a +10 hectare site dedicated to conservation, education, and…

Field Meetings

The society is proposing to organise some more walks this spring, though any plans put in place may of course change at a moment’s notice. Outdoor meetings with groups of…

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