Lakeland Naturalist

The Lakeland Naturalist is the journal of the Society. Issued twice a year it publishes original articles, notes and records pertaining to the wildlife of Cumbria. Subscription to Lakeland Naturalist is included in memberships of the Society, click here for membership information. Subscription to Lakeland Naturalist is also available separately – Lakeland Naturalist Subscription Form.

Editor: David Clarke 

Text layout and DTP: Jeremy Roberts

We welcome general articles, results of personal research, news items, records and other items of relevance to Cumbrian natural history and naturalists, present and past. The Editor will be pleased to provide further information and guidance and can be contacted by clicking here. Copies available online show our usual format conventions. Material accepted for publication must not be submitted in a similar form to any other journal or magazine. (We do not take advertisements or notices of events or meetings.)

Issues of the Lakeland Naturalist older than 2 years are free to download as PDF documents from the links below. An exception is temporarily made for volume 8.1 (Spring 2020; PDF 15.8 MB) to compensate for delay in printing occasioned by the Coronavirus epidemic:

Lakeland Naturalist Volume 8. No.  1 Spring  2020

Lakeland Naturalist Volume 7. No.  2 Autumn  2019

Lakeland Naturalist Volume 7. No.  1 Spring  2019

Lakeland Naturalist Volume 6. No.  2 Autumn  2018

Lakeland Naturalist Volume 6. No.  1 Spring  2018

Lakeland Naturalist Volume 5. No.  2 Autumn  2017

Lakeland Naturalist Volume 5. No.  1 Spring  2017

Lakeland Naturalist Volume 4. No.  2 Autumn  2016

Lakeland Naturalist Volume 4. No.  1 Spring  2016

Lakeland Naturalist Volume 3. No.  2 Autumn  2015

Lakeland Naturalist Volume 3. No. 1 Spring  2015

Lakeland Naturalist Volume 2. No. 2 Autumn 2014

Lakeland Naturalist Volume 2. No. 1 Spring 2014

Lakeland_Naturalist Volume 1. No. 2 Autumn 2013

Lakeland_Naturalist Volume 1. No. 1 Spring 2013

Lakeland Naturalist supersedes The Carlisle Naturalist of which twenty volumes (with two issues per volume) were published. All issues of the Carlisle Naturalist are available to download as PDF documents. Some hard copy back issues of Carlisle Naturalist and Lakeland Naturalist are available to purchase from the Society.


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