The Lincolnshire Naturalists' Union was founded in 1893 and so we have over a hundred years' experience and information in Lincolnshire's wildlife and geology.
In that time we have seen the county change almost beyond recognition, and have a wealth of observations on just how those changes have affected our wildlife – made on over 800 field meetings all over the county.
The LNU is the only amateur Natural History Society covering the whole of Lincolnshire. Members study, record, hold meetings, supply information, publish books, exhibit, discuss and learn. We welcome new members.
Amateur means "for the love of it" – that is why we study natural history – because we enjoy it. Most of the important studies of British Natural History are made by amateur naturalists.
One of our most important functions is documenting the county's flora and fauna. Records are collated by specialist recorders and kept on a modern computer database so that we can analyse and map the distribution of plants and animals.
This information is vital for planners and conservation workers to make sensible decisions over the future and management of wildlife sites.