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Conservation

Online Talk: Why Have We Failed to Protect Nature?

10th June 2020

Join environmental social scientist, Dr Niki Rust, to hear how better communications might hold the key to solving the ongoing ecological emergency

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Supporting conservation across the North East

20th April 2020

In 2020, NHSN is helping to make the North East a better place for nature by supporting a record number of grassroots conservation and research initiatives across the region.

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A Ringers Year: October 2019

29th October 2019

With just a hint of frost on the 3/10/19 we were able to ring at Howick capturing and processing 63 new birds and 17 retraps.  One of the most notable […]

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Ratty makes a triumphant return to Gosforth Park Nature Reserve

30th September 2019

The first confirmed sighting of a Water Vole in over a decade has been made at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve. The individual, photographed by local wildlife photographer Chris Castling, marks […]

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NHSN volunteers plant 2000 wildflowers at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve

2nd April 2019

Last weekend, a committed band of NHSN volunteers worked tirelessly to plant 2000 native wildflower plugs at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve. With blissful, sunny weather and an accompanying soundtrack of […]

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Take a Stand for Gosforth Park Nature Reserve

19th March 2019

You will surely have heard that Persimmon Homes have submitted a NEW application to build 217 homes on the land opposite Gosforth Park Nature Reserve. In doing so, threatening to […]

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The NHSN Student Award Scheme in action! What are the benefits of being involved?

1st February 2019

As many would agree, Gosforth Park Nature Reserve (GPNR) is a natural wonder, providing beautiful scenery and an incredible variety of wildlife. It is, therefore, with great pleasure that I […]

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A Ringers Year: December 2018

14th January 2019

The uncharacteristically mild (and often damp) weather had led to some poor conditions for ringing but we did manage a short session near my home on the 1st of December […]

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Gosforth Park Nature Reserve Needs Your Help – Say No To Development by Persimmon

28th November 2018

Persimmon Homes have submitted a NEW application to build 217 homes on the land opposite Gosforth Park Nature Reserve. In doing so, threatening to damage one of Newcastle’s most diverse Sites […]

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A welcome boost for bats at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve

22nd October 2018

NHSN are delighted to announce a new, collaborative project with Northumbrian Water which has seen five new bat boxes installed at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve (GPNR). It is hoped that […]

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