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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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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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Don’t miss our remaining Friday evening talks!

21st January 2019

2019 has already seen a number of fantastic, educational talks delivered as part of our Friday evening lecture programme, from a diverse range of keynote and student speakers. These talks […]

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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 Festive Thank You to Our Amazing Volunteers

14th December 2018

Following yesterdays wonderful Christmas party, where we celebrated the hard work and commitment of NHSN volunteers over the past twelve months, we thought we would share these slides. Pulled together NHSN […]

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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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The 1829 Talks – Another Radical Innovation!

23rd November 2018

Having been a member of the Natural History Society of Northumbria for most of the last fifty years, I can safely and authoritatively state that innovation is not one of […]

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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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