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Chris Packham joins the Bournemouth Natural Science Society

PUBLISHED: 10:30 07 September 2015 | UPDATED: 10:30 07 September 2015

Chris Packham

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The Bournemouth Natural Science Society (BNSS) has announced its latest patron

The Bournemouth Natural Science Society (BNSS) has announced that its latest patron is the naturalist, television presenter and author Chris Packham. Chris, who wrote the foreword to the Society’s book The Natural History of Bournemouth and the Surrounding Area, said he is honoured to be their patron.

“The greatest riches of the Society lie not in its impressive collections, but in the extraordinary knowledge, enthusiasm and passion of its members and affiliates. Nowhere else could you find an assemblage of naturalists, geologists, palaeontologists, historians, astronomers and archaeologists all work together in one small building.”

The BNSS, which was founded in 1903, aims to promote the study and enjoyment of the natural sciences and history. From its distinctive building at 39 Christchurch Road it runs an extensive programme of year round events. To learn more or to join as a member visit their website bnss.org.uk.

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