John has lectured widely on three continents. Throughout the 1980s and 90s he contributed regularly to the Smithsonian Institution Domestic Lecture programme in the United States, and has also lectured for the National Audobon Society, Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences, American Museum of Natural History, Harvard Natural History Museum, The California Academy of Sciences, The Cranbrook Institute, and many others.

John welcomes invitations to lecture for good causes:  all enquiries through the Aigas Field Centre office, please. (

Upcoming Events

Scotland: The Big Picture Conference

WHEN? 9am – 6pm, Saturday 21st september 2019

John Lister-Kaye will be speaking at the annual The Big Picture conference in Stirling on the theme of rewilding. 

For more information, visit the SCOTLAND: THE BIG PICTURE website.

An Evening with Sir John Lister-Kaye

WHEN? 7pm, Saturday 5th october 2019
WHERE? Findon Hall, Culbokie

By invitation of the Culbokie Community Trust, John Lister-Kaye will host an evening of tales and anecdotes of life as a naturalist in the Highlands, Aigas Field Centre and the Scottish Wildcat project and his latest book, The Dun Cow Rib

For more information, visit the CULBOKIE COMMUNITY TRUST WEBSITE. 

Nature Matters Symposium: Time for Nature

WHEN? 7pm, THURSDAY 31ST october – SUNDAY 3rd november 2019
WHERE? st peter’s school, york

Delegates will be treated to an inspiring programme of talks, readings, performances and discussions from leading voices and emerging talents, all of whom share tireless dedication to the natural world. John Lister-Kaye will be speaking about the Scottish Wildcat on Saturday 2nd November at 11.45am.

For more information, visit the New Networks for nature website.