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1829 Talks: from strength to strength

6th November 2019

In late 2018, we launched our 1829 Talks: a new series of short, environmental lectures delivered by students studying at local universities. Now, one year later, we are delighted to […]

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A Ringers Year: October 2019

29th October 2019

With just a hint of frost on the 3/10/19 we were able to ring at Howick capturing and processing 63 new birds and 17 retraps.  One of the most notable […]

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Book review: Bird Therapy, by Joe Harkness

World Mental Health Day is 10th October every year.  By happy coincidence, I picked up a new acquisition from the Natural History Society of Northumbria’s collection at the Great North […]

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A Ringers Year: September 2019

30th September 2019

Before turning to the extensive work we have been able to do at Howick this month I wanted to report that we have now been able to return to the […]

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Ratty makes a triumphant return to Gosforth Park Nature Reserve

The first confirmed sighting of a Water Vole in over a decade has been made at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve. The individual, photographed by local wildlife photographer Chris Castling, marks […]

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A new addition to the NHSN team

18th September 2019

NHSN are delighted to welcome Jen Whitney who joins the team this week on an 11-month research secondment. Jen is a Librarian on secondment to NHSN from Carleton University in […]

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NHSN Members Exclusive Holidays with Naturetrek

16th September 2019

This year, we’re delighted to bring you an all-new programme of members-exclusive holidays with Naturetrek. With three fantastic locations on offer, each promising a unique mix of species and taxa, […]

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Dog Days of Summer are Done

4th September 2019

A visit to Waldridge Fell and Daisy Hill right now tells you that autumn is approaching, the acorns are ripening and the dog days of summer are over. What an […]

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A Ringers Year: August 2019

3rd September 2019

To say that this year’s mad summer has played havoc with bird ringing (especially at Howick) would be an understatement but first I will bring us up to date on […]

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Work Experience with NHSN

30th August 2019

We are incredibly grateful to Jenny Snell for her hard work during her time as a volunteer in the NHSN office and continued work as a trainee bird ringer at […]

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