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Merry Christmas, NHSN Volunteers!

15th December 2017

14 December was our annual volunteer Christmas party, the perfect time to thank everyone who helps us keep the Society up and running! NHSN is extremely lucky to have such […]


Dickinson Grant applications now open!

13th December 2017

We are now open to project applications for our Dickinson Memorial Fund. Thanks to the kind generosity of the Dickinson family, we have a yearly pot of £1-2000 to fund […]


Congratulations Chris!

6th December 2017

Congratulations to our trustee Chris Metherell, who started as the new president of the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland (BSBI) on 25 November. Chris has a lifelong passion for […]


National Tree Week at GPNR

3rd December 2017

Tree planting at GPNR took place on 25 November as part of National Tree week (25 November – 3 December), which launches the winter tree planting season. Thanks to all […]


Diving in: Explore Your Archive week at NHSN

22nd November 2017

This week (18-26 November) is the annual Explore Your Archive week. Explore Your Archive is coordinated jointly by The National Archives (UK) and the Archives and Records Association (UK & […]


Reed beds rejuvenated by hard working volunteers

17th November 2017

Thanks to muscle-power and commitment from volunteers at our Gosforth Park Nature Reserve, this year’s reed bed clearance has been completed. The reed beds mature with age and benefit from […]


Virgin Money Volunteer Away Day

4th October 2017

NHSN were delighted to have an offer of help from Virgin Money’s Risk Assurance team to host their team away day at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve. The team of staff […]


Learn Something New this Season

22nd September 2017

If you are keen to learn more about natural history, our education courses offer superb learning opportunities with knowledgeable course tutors. There is still availability on a few courses: Geology, […]


Young Explorers Discover Northumbria’s Wild Wonders

13th September 2017

Last night we hosted a small tea party for our ‘Young Explorers’ to celebrate the end of our Heritage Lottery Fund-ed archives and nature project. As part of this 3 […]


Critical Upgrade for NHSN, thanks to Newcastle University

1st September 2017

Delivering natural history in the 21st century requires the latest computing capability to support more people learning natural history in north east England. NHSN is enjoying growing membership and support: […]