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Your Sightings from Gosforth Nature Reserve

9th June 2020

From rare raptors to diminutive orchids, gain inspiration for your next visit with a summary of your sightings from Gosforth Nature Reserve

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Early Season Damselflies and Dragonflies at Gosforth Nature Reserve

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

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Lockdown’s Silver Lining

8th June 2020

For Pauline Gilbertson, Lockdown provided an opportunity to uncover the diverse and beautiful wildlife that thrives on the outskirts of her small village

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It’s the Little Things that Count

For local naturalist, Vivien Kent, Lockdown has meant time to study and appreciate the smaller residents of her garden

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Spring on the Spetchells

3rd June 2020

Rinke Vinkenoog provides an account of the unfolding spring at the Prudhoe Spetchells, highlighting the wildlife you can enjoy at this remarkable and very special location.

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North East Bee Hunt Update

You have now shared a fantastic 900 records as part of the North East Bee Hunt. Charlotte Rankin summarises your records and observations over the last two weeks.

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Nature Finds in my Journals

For artist, Alison Cutts, Lockdown was spent creating detailed illustrations of objects found in nature, from Primroses to pebbles

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Celebrating Nature Journaling Week: Plants

1st June 2020

For today's theme, we're featuring botanical illustrations as inspiration for your journal notes and sketches

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Wild on my doorstep

For artist and designer, Stephen Pardue, lockdown means appreciating the smallest of things on his local patch

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The Orange-tailed Mining Bee at Gosforth Nature Reserve

Discover one of the North East's most overlooked bee species, the eye-catching Orange-tailed Mining Bee

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