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Springtime Learning at Gosforth Park

17th May 2017

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, […]


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 […]