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A closer look at Brady’s Ostracod

4th June 2018

Of all the treasures in the Great North Museum: Hancock collections, it is often the most nondescript that boast the most interesting stories. Recently, Dr David Horne, who works at […]

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2018 Lantern Fund enables young people to enjoy the fabulous Farne Islands

1st June 2018

This weekend past, young people from the WEYES group experienced a wildlife extravaganza as, supported by the NHSN Lantern Fund Appeal, they descended upon the Farne Islands to enjoy a […]

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Please be considerate around our Coralroots

22nd May 2018

As many of you will surely know, Gosforth Park Nature Reserve is home to a colony of a very rare Coralroot Orchids Corallorhiza trifida, so named because their underground rhizomes look […]

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2018 NHSN Lantern Fund Appeal

11th May 2018

We are very excited to share with you our new Lantern Fund Appeal for 2018 raising £4,000 to help local young people experience and learn about the nature in north […]

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Community Foundation Grant for Gosforth Park

9th May 2018

Thanks to the generosity of the Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland, NHSN have been granted a fantastic £1810.00 to fund vital equipment for use at Gosforth Park […]

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Thanks to HLF as the Society’s ‘Archive Project’ draws to a close

30th April 2018

In October 2014 the Natural History Society of Northumbria began a 3-year project designed to significantly improve access to our important archive collection and engage young people in natural history […]

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Urban bat walk, 16th April 2018

18th April 2018

This past Monday, guests were treated to an introductory talk on bat ecology and a bat walk to Newcastle’s Exhibition Park courtesy of NHSN Admin and Support Officer, and Northumberland […]

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John Hancock: A Biography by T Russell Goddard (1929)

16th April 2018

John Hancock was born in his father’s house at the north end of Tyne Bridge, Newcastle-upon-Tyne on February 24th, 1808. His love of birds and desire to collect them appear […]

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‘Towards 2029’ partnership launched with Newcastle CVS

13th April 2018

We are delighted to announce that, as part of our exciting new ‘Towards 2029‘ project, we will be teaming up with Newcastle CVS in a move that will likely shape […]

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