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Kittiwakes on the Tyne – an extract from the personal diary of Daniel M Turner

27th June 2018

Following the success of our Tyne Kittiwake tour, led by Daniel Turner, we are delighted to share with you an extract from Dan’s own personal diary, recalling the event and […]

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A closer look at our ‘Women Naturalists’ exhibition

22nd June 2018

As the Great Exhibition of the North prepares to launch and the Great North Museum: Hancock completes the final preparations for its innovative Which Way North exhibition, we thought it […]

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A visit to St. Abbs Head, led by Graham Bell

20th June 2018

A small but enthusiastic group of us met at the National Trust car park, near to St. Abbs Head. The sea fret that had been lingering along the coast on […]

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An update on the Farne islands Arctic terns

15th June 2018

Since 2015, The Natural History Society of Northumbria (NHSN) has worked on a ground-breaking project tracking the migration of the Arctic Terns nesting on the Farne Islands, Northumberland. In the […]

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Trail-blazing female naturalists to feature as part of the Great Exhibition of the North

8th June 2018

This summer, the Great Exhibition of the North (22 June – 9 September) descends on the Great North Museum: Hancock which, alongside the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and the […]

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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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