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A welcome boost for bats at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve

22nd October 2018

NHSN are delighted to announce a new, collaborative project with Northumbrian Water which has seen five new bat boxes installed at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve (GPNR). It is hoped that […]

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On 20 years of NHSN’s Mid-Week Botany Group

8th October 2018

The Midweek Botany Group started twenty years ago in 1998 when we (Janet Angel and Chris Irvine) had been going on the botany section weekend field meetings for several years.  We wanted to do more botany so […]

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NHSN are proud to bring you our ‘Student Naturalist Awards Scheme’

28th September 2018

NHSN is proud to ‘officially’ launch our new Student Naturalist Awards Scheme: designed to provide early-career conservationists from local universities with the skills and demonstratable experience needed to forge a career […]

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Farewell and thank you to a visionary

24th September 2018

The Natural History Society of Northumbria (NHSN) is deeply saddened by the death of trustee, Vice President, former museum curator and conservation visionary, Tony Tynan MBE. A driving force for […]

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Could you help enthuse about North East nature?

10th September 2018

Whether it’s facilitating the viewing of badgers, leading Nightjar and Red Squirrel walks or foraging for fungi in the Northumbrian uplands, the Natural History Society of Northumbria (NHSN) has always […]

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A Ringers Year: August 2018

3rd September 2018

Ringing at Howick Arboretum continued this month with 35 birds processed on the 3rd of August.  These included 8 retraps with a female Great Tit first ringed in 2014 and […]

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Igniting an Intrigue for the Wilds

Take a minute; think back to the first moments that ignited your intrigue for Nature. Perhaps I’m mistaken, but I could guarantee it was a ‘wow’ moment; something that surprised you and made you […]

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Can you help Amy Charlton create a true urban green space?

20th August 2018

Born of the candlelight lectures, delivered by NHSN members in the 1890’s to reconnect young people from North East England with the region’s children with nature, our Lantern Fund Appeal […]

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NHSN will speak out for Newcastle’s Kittiwakes

1st August 2018

It has come to our attention over recent days that a number of threatened kittiwakes have perished as a direct result of entrapment in netting designed to deter them from […]

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An update from the Tyne Kittiwake Partnership

01/08/2018 In recent weeks, a number of kittiwakes have become trapped in and behind netting on buildings on the Newcastle Quayside. The Tyne Kittiwake Partnership shares the concerns of local […]

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