Established in 1954, we are a UK-based charity devoted to the study and conservation of the mammals of the British Isles. We aim to raise awareness of the issues mammals face and share our scientific research so they can be best protected in the future.
Discover our history below.
Click on the paw prints to find out about some of the key dates in the history of the Mammal Society.
The History of the Mammal Society
Since our formation in 1954, the Mammal Society has worked with a huge variety of fantastic animal groups and charities. Click on the drop down menu to learn more about some of our milestones.
One of our core aims is to publish science and make this freely available to the public. Click on the drop down menu to discover some of our past research and publications.
Our publications are informed by our ongoing research, and provide us with a way to educate both the public and professionals about UK mammals and how to survey them. Click on the drop down menu to find out more about our past and present surveys and how they have helped to inform policy.