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Sighting project: colour-ringed Shags

11th August 2017

We need your help! The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and the University of Aberdeen are really keen to get resightings of colour ringed shags this winter. They are collaborating […]


Heritage Lottery Fund enables natural opportunities

9th August 2017

Thanks to grant aid from the Heritage Lottery Fund, a group of young people from Newcastle recently enjoyed visits to local natural places. The teenagers experienced pond dipping and bug […]


North East Wildlife Photography Competition and Exhibition 2017

19th July 2017

Over 1,600 photographs of North East wildlife were entered into this prestigious regional competition this year. With the standard of entries as high as ever it was a challenging task for […]


Discovering Nature at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve

19th June 2017

An inspiring few days at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve this week. Thanks to HLF funding, NHSN welcomed children from Knop Law and Milestone Primary Schools. Kathryn, Learning Officer from TWAM, […]


Arctic Tern Geolocaters have arrived!

17th May 2017

We were delighted to recently receive a box from Migrate Technology containing 25 geolocators, generously donated by Society members! Chris informed us that the next step is to fix each […]


Springtime Learning at Gosforth Park

Educational visits are in full flow this springtime to the Society’s nature reserve at Gosforth Park. Thanks to grant funding from Heritage Lottery Fund and Natural England’s Countryside Stewardship, the […]


Introducing the new Society Director – Clare Freeman

26th April 2017

Clare has recently moved to the area from Peterborough, where she previously worked for Nene Park Trust, a park charity, managing 1700 acres of public greenspace, with an emphasis on […]


New Society Chair – Jonathan Hewitt

At the last meeting of Council Jonathan Hewitt was elected Chair of the Society to replace outgoing Chair Chris Redfern. Jonathan has been a Trustee of the Society for 11 […]


Fundraising achievement for Arctic Tern geolocators!

14th March 2017

We recently requested your help in raising funds to continue with a ground-breaking project to track and understand the migration of Arctic Terns which nest on the Farne Islands, Northumberland. The […]


Bones: Skeleton Secrets of the Animal World

13th February 2017

Bones: Skeleton Secrets of the Animal World will see visitors embark on a journey through land, air and ocean to uncover the key roles that bones play in animal movement, […]