The National Biodiversity Network (NBN) is a collaborative partnership created to exchange biodiversity information.  The NBN Trust, the charity which oversees and facilitates the development of the Network, has a membership including many UK wildlife conservation organisations, government, country agencies, environmental agencies, local environmental records centres and many voluntary groups.

Our members

More than 200 members, supporters and sponsors make up the NBN. Click on any of the links to the right to find out more about them or Join to become a member too.

NBN Atlas

Record, share & explore data with the National Biodiversity Network

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Find out how to share your data through the NBN Atlas

Search for species available on the NBN Atlas

Discover the wildlife that is near to you

News & events

As the UK’s largest partnership for nature, there is always something new and exciting going on across the Network. Here you can find all the latest news and upcoming events.

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Help make a difference

There are many ways in which you can get involved with the Network and here are just a few examples


Help to support the work of our Network by making a donation

Find a recording scheme

Search the database of wildlife recording schemes


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Tools & Resources

Find out more about the tools available to help with wildlife recording, as well as the NBN Strategy and other related websites.


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  • The £40 million Green Recovery Challenge Fund is open for application! Grants from £50k to £5 million are available to help environmental charities and their partners start working on projects across England to restore nature and tackle climate change.
  • Exactly 10 years after the Make Space for Nature report, Prof Sir John Lawton (NBN Trust Patron) and his eminent panel, have today written to the PM calling for an additional £1 billion to rebuild nature in England. Find out more and read the letter
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