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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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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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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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2018 Lantern Fund enables young people to enjoy the fabulous Farne Islands

1st June 2018

This weekend past, young people from the WEYES group experienced a wildlife extravaganza as, supported by the NHSN Lantern Fund Appeal, they descended upon the Farne Islands to enjoy a […]

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2018 NHSN Lantern Fund Appeal

11th May 2018

We are very excited to share with you our new Lantern Fund Appeal for 2018 raising £4,000 to help local young people experience and learn about the nature in north […]

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