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The impact of bad weather on bird life in the North-East, March-April 2018

13th April 2018

A recent weather incident report on the subject of beached birds, published by Daniel M Turner, NEBBS Group Coordinator, has highlighted the negative impact of bad weather throughout March on […]

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Fresh faces as we head Towards 2029

9th April 2018

We are delighted to announce that, as part of Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) sponsored ‘Towards 2029’ project that the Natural History Society of Northumbria (NHSN) has today welcomed two new […]

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Celebrating 2017 in True Society Fashion

4th April 2018

The NHSN has a long history of bringing people together for Society socialising, and there was a fantastic buzz in the air when 95 naturalists assembled for our Annual General […]

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Students take on Rhododendrons in an exciting new project

19th March 2018

A group of keen Newcastle University undergraduates got some first-hand experience of conservation work last week by helping out at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve. The volunteers took part in the […]

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HLF Hurrah for NHSN

2nd March 2018

We are delighted to announce that the Natural History Society of Northumbria (NHSN) has received a £50K National Lottery grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Starting in April 2018, […]

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NHSN Herbarium Tour

19th February 2018

On Saturday 17 February, Society trustee and BSBI President Chris Metherell led a tour of the Society’s herbarium collection. The herbarium holds thousands of specimens from all over the world, […]

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Stunning Victorian Botany Artwork Now Online

6th February 2018

We are delighted to announce that our collection of Margaret Rebecca Dickinson’s (1821-1918) botanical watercolours is now available to view on our website. We have refreshed the gallery and taken the […]

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‘A Brief Compendium of Named and Unnamed Objects’ – an exhibition

2nd February 2018

The library at the Great North Museum: Hancock is currently displaying a free exhibition by artist Dr Michele Allen on philanthropy, titled ‘A Brief Compendium of Named and Unnamed Objects’. […]

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Revisit NHSN Friday talks with ReCap

19th January 2018

Thanks to Newcastle University and following the change of venue to the Ridley Building, our Friday night talks are now being recorded using ReCap. The recording of each talk, accompanied […]

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Celebrating NHSN’s achievements of 2017

10th January 2018

The New Year is always a good time to reflect on the previous year, and our latest NHSN newsletter includes our Annual Review. Our Chair, Jonathan Hewitt, shares his thoughts: […]

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