basketcrossdownloademailerrorfacebookgoogleplushomeleftnavphonerightsearchsubnavsuccessticktwitteryoutube
Sign in

Blog

Could you be our new Social Media Officer?

3rd December 2018

Social Media Officer (Voluntary) Deadline for applications: 5.00pm Thursday 3 January NHSN aims to connect as many people as possible with nature in the North East. Simply put, we encourage […]

View

Gosforth Park Nature Reserve Needs Your Help – Say No To Development by Persimmon

28th November 2018

Persimmon Homes have submitted a NEW application to build 217 homes on the land opposite Gosforth Park Nature Reserve. In doing so, threatening to damage one of Newcastle’s most diverse Sites […]

View

National Tree Planting Week at Gosforth Park

As part of National Tree Planting Week, this past weekend saw NHSN supporters descending upon Gosforth Park Nature Reserve to plant over 300 trees kindly donated to NHSN by the […]

View

The 1829 Talks – Another Radical Innovation!

23rd November 2018

Having been a member of the Natural History Society of Northumbria for most of the last fifty years, I can safely and authoritatively state that innovation is not one of […]

View

The story behind our star photo

7th November 2018

This post highlights the story behind the cover image featured on our upcoming issue of North East Nature. I took this ‘Nutkin’ shot at that ‘not-so-secret’ ‘secret’ spot most of you […]

View

11 reasons to join NHSN this Winter

31st October 2018

Support Urban Wildlife Your membership allows us to maintain and protect Gosforth Park Nature Reserve – one of the last unspoilt green space sites in Newcastle and home to an […]

View

Gosforth Park sightings – 29/10/18

29th October 2018

Avian highlights at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve over the last fortnight include Bitterns, seen from both the Ridley and Pearce hides, and a lingering Whooper Swan. Elsewhere, a Green Woodpecker was […]

View

Gosforth Park Inspires Greatness

Life is full of surprises and there are plenty to be found in the NHSN Archive! A few weeks ago, I came upon a hard-backed journal, “Gosforth Park”, by Colin […]

View

NHSN Book Reviews #1

26th October 2018

  My House of Sky – The Life and Work of J. A. Baker Hetty Saunders has created this biography of the elusive J. A. Baker, thought to be one […]

View

Wild West

A warm mid-October day gave the lad and I the chance to pack a picnic on the bikes and head out for a quick spin through Denton Dene, a wooded […]

View