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A welcome boost to biodiversity at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve

27th March 2019

NHSN are incredibly grateful to the ladies of the Gosforth Park Ladies Club, a strand of the Northumberland Golf Club, for the generous donation of £965 towards the purchase of […]

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Take Part in the NHSN Bumblebee Project

19th March 2019

Why bumblebees? There are 24 species of bumblebee in Britain, of these seven are common and widespread. This means they are a manageable and easily recognised group (in comparison to […]

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A Ringers Year: Jan 2019

5th February 2019

 I have had some returns from the BTO of ‘Controlled’ Barn Owls including an amazing report of an owlet ringed in June 2014 near Thropton in Northumberland which has taken […]

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A walk on the River Tyne

4th February 2019

For those who attended this weekends walk on the Tyne led my NHSN member, Daniel Turner, a summary of the trip can be found below. It was chilly and somewhat […]

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The NHSN Student Award Scheme in action! What are the benefits of being involved?

1st February 2019

As many would agree, Gosforth Park Nature Reserve (GPNR) is a natural wonder, providing beautiful scenery and an incredible variety of wildlife. It is, therefore, with great pleasure that I […]

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Can you help us identify the Bitterns at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve?

18th January 2019

Gosforth Park Nature Reserve (GPNR) is widely known as one of the best sites at which to enjoy bitterns in North East England and over the years, many people have […]

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A Ringers Year: December 2018

14th January 2019

The uncharacteristically mild (and often damp) weather had led to some poor conditions for ringing but we did manage a short session near my home on the 1st of December […]

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Could you be our new Social Media Volunteer?

3rd December 2018

Social Media Volunteer 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 individuals […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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