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The Orange-tailed Mining Bee at Gosforth Nature Reserve

1st June 2020

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

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Bee of the month: Leafcutter bees

Leafcutter bees are a prominent sight in early summer. Learn to spot these eye-catching pollinators in the latest North East Bee Hunt blog by Charlotte Rankin.

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Discovering Nature on the Doorstep

Young naturalist, David Raffle, shares his Lockdown Naturalist experience from Gosforth

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Best field guides to use at home: Plants

29th May 2020

We've asked NHSN members to tell us about their favourite field guides for the garden or on walks close to home. In this post, Julia Black suggests guides for identifying plants.

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Best field guides to use at home: Moths & Caterpillars

We've asked NHSN members to tell us about their favourite field guides for the garden or on walks close to home. In this post, Heather Devey suggests guides to moths and caterpillars.

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Best field guides to use at home: Butterflies

We've asked NHSN members to tell us about their favourite field guides for the garden or on walks close to home. In this post, Phillip Jordan recommends guides to the butterflies of Britain.

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Best field guides to use at home: Birds

28th May 2020

We've asked NHSN members to tell us about their favourite field guides for the garden or on walks close to home. In this post, Neil Pont suggests guides for identifying birds.

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Best field guides to use at home: Bees

We've asked NHSN members to tell us about their favourite field guides for the garden or on walks close to home. In this post, Rinke Vinkenoog suggests guides for identifying bees.

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Bring Back the Silence

For Alan Charlton, lockdown brought many surprises but none more enjoyable than the silence in his back garden

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Mavis and Maverick: fearless thrushes

Tune in to 'Thurshwatch' as naturalists, Philip Jordan and Jane Gray, share their lockdown wildlife observations

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