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The butterfly effect!

16th September 2020

A leading North East regeneration specialist is investing in schemes to help a threatened butterfly spread its wings and to create ecological attractions for local communities.


Your Sightings from Gosforth Nature Reserve

11th September 2020

Kingfishers, otters and scarce butterflies feature in your latest wildlife update from Gosforth Nature Reserve


Lockdown and Little Terns

10th September 2020

For Sally Reay, Shorebird Warden at Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve, lockdown provided an opportunity to reflect on what could be a tumultuous year for Northumberland's breeding Little Terns


NHSN’s Friday Talks are returning, with one small difference…

8th September 2020

Join us each Friday night between October and March for a new and exciting natural history talk you can enjoy at home


Inspired by Gosforth Nature Reserve

For artist and new NHSN member, Margaret Mound, the reopening of Gosforth Nature Reserve provided inspiration for a number of artworks depicting the seasonal beauty of the reserve


A Ringers Year: August 2020

3rd September 2020

Read the latest monthly update from ornithologist and bird ringer, Phil Hanmer


Romancing the Redstart

2nd September 2020

For ornithologist, Malcolm Green, lockdown provided an opportunity to reflect upon 54-years of admiration for what is arguably one of our most exquisite woodland birds: the Redstart


Online Library: William Turner and the Identification of Herb Paris

26th August 2020

We’re digging into our archive and library to share with you a range of publications that take an in-depth look at nature in the North East. Covering all areas of natural history, we hope […]


North East Bee Hunt Update

20th August 2020

You have now shared over 2000 records as part of the North East Bee Hunt. Below, Charlotte Rankin summarises your records and observations over the last two weeks.


Bee of the Month: ‘Plasterer Bees’

19th August 2020

Charlotte Rankin introduces a small and industrious group of bees you could encounter in your garden throughout August