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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: 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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Book review: A Prickly Affair – My Life with Hedgehogs, by Hugh Warwick.

22nd November 2019

I’ve always had a soft spot for hedgehogs, growing up they were one of the only wild animals I experienced living in a built up suburban area of Newcastle. I […]

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Book Review: The Secret Life of the Owl, by John Lewis-Stempel

A wise old owl sat in an oak, The more he saw the less he spoke, The less he spoke the more he heard, Why can’t we all be like […]

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A new addition to the NHSN team

18th September 2019

NHSN are delighted to welcome Jen Whitney who joins the team this week on an 11-month research secondment. Jen is a Librarian on secondment to NHSN from Carleton University in […]

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Book Review: The James Losh Diaries

14th August 2019

The James Losh Diaries 1802-1833. Life and Weather in Early Nineteenth-Century Newcastle-upon-Tyne. By Deborah Smith. Cambridge Scholars publishing. £64.99. In the mid-1800s one of the interests of the NHSN was […]

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Book review: How to be an Urban Birder

21st May 2019

David Lindo, Princeton University Press 2018, 232 pages Jamie Oliver commends this attractively produced and very accessible softback publication, now in the Natural History Society of Northumbria’s (NHSN) Library, as […]

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NHSN Book Reviews #1

26th October 2018

  My House of Sky – The Life and Work of J. A. Baker Hetty Saunders has created this biography of the elusive J. A. Baker, thought to be one […]

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