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Nectar Robbing

19th August 2020

Explore problem-solving in short-tongued bees in a new post by local naturalist, Christopher wren


Are Foreign Flowers the Future?

18th August 2020

Explore the urban insect pollinator and learn how non-native flowers could help reverse their decline with postgraduate researcher, Shannon Goldberg


Barn Owls breed again at Gosforth Nature Reserve

14th August 2020

This summer marked a major milestone for Gosforth Nature Reserve as the first Barn Owls in over forty years returned to breed on site


North East Bee Hunt Update

31st July 2020

You have now shared a fantastic 1750 records as part of the North East Bee Hunt. Below, Charlotte Rankin summarises your records and observations over the last two weeks.


A huge boost for volunteers at Gosforth Nature Reserve

30th July 2020

Thanks to National Lottery players, dedicated NHSN volunteers will receive £49,000 to support their work at Gosforth Nature Reserve


The Red-tailed Cuckoo Bee in North East England

Discover the large and elusive Red-tailed Cuckoo Bee and its history, distribution and future in the North East


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


Your Sightings from Gosforth Nature Reserve

Hawkers, harriers and hairstreaks in your latest wildlife update from Gosforth Nature Reserve


Finding Bees

16th July 2020

Philip Jordan shares six things he has learnt whilst taking part in the North East Bee Hunt


Bee of the Month: the Fork-tailed Flower Bee

15th July 2020

Charlotte Rankin introduces the endearing and under-recorded Fork-tailed Flower Bee, a species you could encounter in your gardens throughout July