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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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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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Celebrating 190 Years of NHSN

Last week, naturalists from across the North East gathered to celebrate 190 years of The Natural History Society of Northumbria. A total of 180 individuals attended the celebration, enjoying a […]

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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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