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Wild West

26th October 2018

A warm mid-October day gave the lad and I the chance to pack a picnic on the bikes and head out for a quick spin through Denton Dene, a wooded […]

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A welcome boost for bats at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve

22nd October 2018

NHSN are delighted to announce a new, collaborative project with Northumbrian Water which has seen five new bat boxes installed at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve (GPNR). It is hoped that […]

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Fungi, fruit and haws

8th October 2018

There is no denying that autumn is now upon us and Waldridge Fell has changed its coat again. The heather has gone over, the bracken and trees are turning orange, […]

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On 20 years of NHSN’s Mid-Week Botany Group

The Midweek Botany Group started twenty years ago in 1998 when we (Janet Angel and Chris Irvine) had been going on the botany section weekend field meetings for several years.  We wanted to do more botany so […]

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A Ringers Year: September 2018

3rd October 2018

Ringing at Howick Arboretum continued this month despite the troublesome weather.  On the 1st   22 new birds and 17 retraps were processed.  Two very young Chiffchaff (warblers) were captured and […]

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Autumn on Longframlington Common

The place on the Common which I head for at this time of year, camera in hand, is Shirlaw Woods, where the fungi are enthusiastically throwing up their fruitbodies. These […]

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NHSN are proud to bring you our ‘Student Naturalist Awards Scheme’

28th September 2018

NHSN is proud to ‘officially’ launch our new Student Naturalist Awards Scheme: designed to provide early-career conservationists from local universities with the skills and demonstratable experience needed to forge a career […]

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Farewell and thank you to a visionary

24th September 2018

The Natural History Society of Northumbria (NHSN) is deeply saddened by the death of trustee, Vice President, former museum curator and conservation visionary, Tony Tynan MBE. A driving force for […]

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Fruit and Nut Served Warm

14th September 2018

The sunny end of an early September school day gave my son and I a chance to explore Walbottle Brickworks Local Nature Reserve on the western edge of Newcastle city. […]

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Could you help enthuse about North East nature?

10th September 2018

Whether it’s facilitating the viewing of badgers, leading Nightjar and Red Squirrel walks or foraging for fungi in the Northumbrian uplands, the Natural History Society of Northumbria (NHSN) has always […]

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