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Introducing Rimside Moor & Longframlington Common

18th July 2018

The moors north of Longframlington – Rimside Moor & Longframlington Common – are unremarkable Northumbrian sandstone moorlands, having been intensively managed in the pursuit of grouse, grazing and cheap timber […]

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Introducing Waldridge Fell and Daisy Hill Local Nature Reserve

11th July 2018

By Vivien Kent Sacriston, where I live, is a former mining village halfway between Durham City and Chester-le-Street. Lying between Sacriston and Chester-le-Street are Waldridge Fell and Daisy Hill Local […]

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A call for North East nature writers…

9th July 2018

NHSN are looking for naturalists to highlight the beauty and diversity of life in the North East through a new series of Nature Notebook blogs on our website. With each columnist covering […]

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Gosforth Park Open Day 2018

2nd July 2018

Boasting balmy temperatures, fantastic wildlife and record attendance, this year’s annual Gosforth Park Nature Reserve open day was perhaps our best yet. With an estimated 400 people attending throughout the […]

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A Ringers Year: June 2018

June 2018: Before I get around to reporting on this months activities I will summarise some returns of ‘controlled’ birds reported back to me by the BTO. These include the […]

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Kittiwakes on the Tyne – an extract from the personal diary of Daniel M Turner

27th June 2018

Following the success of our Tyne Kittiwake tour, led by Daniel Turner, we are delighted to share with you an extract from Dan’s own personal diary, recalling the event and […]

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A closer look at our ‘Women Naturalists’ exhibition

22nd June 2018

As the Great Exhibition of the North prepares to launch and the Great North Museum: Hancock completes the final preparations for its innovative Which Way North exhibition, we thought it […]

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A visit to St. Abbs Head, led by Graham Bell

20th June 2018

A small but enthusiastic group of us met at the National Trust car park, near to St. Abbs Head. The sea fret that had been lingering along the coast on […]

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An update on the Farne islands Arctic terns

15th June 2018

Since 2015, The Natural History Society of Northumbria (NHSN) has worked on a ground-breaking project tracking the migration of the Arctic Terns nesting on the Farne Islands, Northumberland. In the […]

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Trail-blazing female naturalists to feature as part of the Great Exhibition of the North

8th June 2018

This summer, the Great Exhibition of the North (22 June – 9 September) descends on the Great North Museum: Hancock which, alongside the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and the […]

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