Welcome to the Suffolk Naturalists' Society

Promoting interest in Suffolk’s natural history

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Yellowhammer, Emberiza citronella © Steve Roach
Volucella bombylans and Sarcoscypha austriaca © Paul Kitchener

Who we are:
A group of people with a common interest in natural history: ~ animals, plants and geology, the Suffolk countryside and the environment generally.

Our members range from beginners to expert amateurs and wildlife professionals. 

What we do:
We publish popular and scientific works on the natural history of Suffolk, hold members meetings and organise a biennial conference. Members’ findings are published in the thrice-yearly newsletter White Admiral ; in our transactions Suffolk Natural History and in the bird report Suffolk Birds. We also publish more definitive guides on various aspects of the natural history of Suffolk.


The official address for SNS has now changed to:

SNS, The Hold, 131 Fore Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1LN

For email enquiries please use: enquiries@sns.org.uk