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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, […]


Successful project tracking Arctic Terns seeks funding for 2017

29th November 2016

The Natural History Society of Northumbria is involved in a ground-breaking project to track and understand the migration of Arctic Terns which nest on the Farne Islands, Northumberland, and fly […]


New development threatens Gosforth wildlife

In September, Persimmon Homes submitted a planning application to North Tyneside Council to build 238 houses on Gosforth Business Park. The area that would be built on is directly opposite Gosforth Park […]


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 […]