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Nature Notes from a Gosforth Garden

18th September 2020

For naturalist and long-term NHSN member, Bob Wilkin, lockdown provided an opportunity to immerse himself in garden wildlife and appreciate the value of Newcastle's wildlife corridors


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


Discover Late-Season Dragonflies at Gosforth Natture Reserve

27th August 2020

Discover the late-season dragonflies and damselflies of Gosforth Nature Reserve in a new photo-blog from naturalist, Christopher Wren


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 […]


Your Sightings from Gosforth Nature Reserve

Kingfishers, cuckoo bees and a surprise Marsh Harrier feature in your latest update from Gosforth Nature Reserve


Crayfish Plague confirmed on the River Leven

Members of the public are being asked to remain alert after the Environment Agency confirmed a case of crayfish plague in the River Leven


Your Sightings from Gosforth Nature Reserve

14th August 2020

Wetland birds take pride of place in your latest wildlife update from Gosforth Nature Reserve


Saved by Seashells She Saved

10th August 2020

For local artist, Charlotte Powell, beachcombing provided solace, healing and inspiration during lockdown


Finding a Silver Lining – A New Local Patch

22nd July 2020

Discover a smorgasbord of wildlife around Newcastle's Great Park as local naturalist, Chris Barlow, shares his experience of finding a new local patch during lockdown


From Staffordshire to the North East

20th July 2020

For NHSN Volunteer Ranger, Jack Butlin, nature provided a source of solace and respite during lockdown