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Introduction to Small Mammal Monitoring (Cancelled)


Date & Time

Date: Saturday, 21 March 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Booking is essential. Please book on Eventbrite.


Gosforth Nature Reserve

Salters Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5EP

Event Details

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

In light of the changing situation surrounding the spread of coronavirus, this event has been cancelled.

We will postpone activities wherever possible and continue to monitor the situation. The NHSN office will also close until the situation improves. If you have any enquiries please email us at

With Chris Wren

Join NHSN Conservation Lead, Chris Wren, as you get to grips with the monitoring and identification of small mammals. This event will provide a demonstration on the use of Longsworth live-capture traps and will provide an opportunity to view a range of seldom-seen mammals in the field.

Small mammal species found at Gosforth Nature Reserve include Wood Mouse, Common Shrew, Bank Vole, Water Vole and Water Shrew.

Places are limited to reduce disturbance to the animals.

NHSN members ONLY. You will be asked to provide your NHSN membership number when registering. If you would like to join NHSN, please go to

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Image credit: Bank Vole by Edward Appleby © NHSN