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Notes from a Lockdown Naturalist

Notes from a Lockdown Naturalist

Help capture a moment in time by sharing your Notes from a Lockdown Naturalist; a snapshot of your thoughts and reflections on the natural world during lockdown. You could write a short article, create some art, compose a poem. It’s up to you.

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Talks, Events & Activities

Welcome to our exciting programme of talks, events, and activities, designed to provide opportunities for you to learn about and enjoy North East nature.

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Bumblebees of North East England

Northumbrian Naturalist Volume 87 (2019). The first publication of its kind, Bumblebees of North East England provides a comprehensive overview of distribution, ecology and history of the twenty-two bumblebee species […]

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Towards 2029

The next 10 years will be a critical time for the natural world and now, more than ever, there is a clear need to grow public support for and understanding […]

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Working together: nature and wildlife of the North East and the Trust’s strategy for nature from city to countryside

Friday 30 November 2018. Becky Hetherington and Robyn Brown from the National Trust talk about how they are working to help nature in both the urban and rural environments of […]

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Student Naturalist Awards Scheme

Our Student Naturalist ‘Awards Scheme’ aims to support the next generation of naturalists through the development of key skills and provision of practical experience in multiple aspects of conservation, including field […]

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James Common

Communications & Engagement Officer

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Gift membership

Do you know someone obsessed with North East nature? Perhaps they enjoy birdwatching or astronomy, are fascinated by insects, or simply enjoy a quiet, wildlife-fuelled walk in a quaint English woodland. If this is the case, why not buy them the perfect gift this festive period - a year's membership of NHSN! 

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Botany in the North East

The North East of England contains, in upper Teesdale, one of Britain’s hotspots for plants, and also a number of other notable botanical habitats – these include the Whin Sill, […]

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Mid-week Botany Group

NHSN's Mid-week Botany Group is a friendly group of members who go out regularly on Wednesdays during the summer to look at plants. We visit a variety of habitats and landscapes across the North East and enjoy studying and identifying the plants we find.

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