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Heron completes the Great North Run

25th September 2016

Dressed as our logo, a Grey Heron, Society Director James Littlewood completed the 2016 Great North Run in 2 hours and 3 minutes. James was doing the run to raise […]


We are recruiting for a new Director

23rd September 2016

Our Director, James Littlewood, will be moving to a new job in Cambridge at the end of November and we are currently recruiting for his replacement. This a busy, varied […]


Floods swamp Gosforth Park Nature Reserve

9th January 2016

Nature reserve under water as deluge causes flooding. Following the heavy rain over the first week of January a number of nature reserve across the North East have been flooded […]


Tyne Kittiwake Nesting Site Under Threat

14th December 2015

Kittiwakes only inland colony, at Newcastle upon Tyne iconic quayside, is threatened by hotel chain because they’re ‘too noisy’. The Vermont Hotel has taken over the building that was previously […]


North East Wildlife Photography Competition 2016

15th November 2015

Enter now for your chance to win great prizes, including £250. We have joined forces with Northumberland, Durham and Tees Valley Wildlife Trusts and the Great North Museum: Hancock to […]


Deer killed at Gosforth Park

1st November 2015

Two Roe Deer have been hunted with dogs, killed and butchered in Gosforth this autumn. Carcasses were found just to the south of Gosforth Park Nature Reserve in August and […]


Society objects to development next to nature reserve

2nd June 2015

Society objects to new development which is approved by North Tyneside Council. In February 2015 the Society learnt of a planning application for a new leisure development on the opposite […]


Double celebration at nature reserve

18th May 2015

Wildlife and volunteers at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve are celebrating a new long-term lease and the opening of a new wildlife viewing hide. The reserve in north Newcastle is owned […]


Olive the Otter released into Gosforth Park Nature Reserve

12th April 2015

“Hit and run” Otter is nursed back to health by Society volunteers and released into nature reserve. In January 2015, an 18 month old Otter was found by a member […]


North East Wildlife Photography Competition 2015

4th November 2014

We have joined forces with Northumberland, Durham and Tees Valley Wildlife Trusts and the Great North Museum: Hancock to launch this prestigious competition for 2015, which is kindly being supported by Nestle and Alan Hewitt Photography. The competition is now […]