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North East Bee Hunt Update

21st May 2020

You have now shared a fantastic 600 records as part of the North East Bee Hunt. Charlotte Rankin summarises your records and observations over the last two weeks.


The North East Bee Hunt: A Naturalist’s Refuge During Isolation

19th May 2020

Local naturalist, Callum Ritchie, provides a personal take on bee recording in the North East during lockdown


Celebrating #Archive30

4th May 2020

This year we again took part in #Archive30, a month-long Twitter campaign by Explore Your Archive that invites archives to showcase their collections. For each of the 30 days in […]


Online library: The current status of the Pine Marten in Northern England

Naturalist and mammal scientist, Kevin O'Hara, gives an insight into the current status of one of the North East's most elusive mammals


The Rare Bees of North East England

Discover seven rare North East bees you could find in your own garden


The Robins of Restharrow

2nd May 2020

Blog post by June Holmes, NHSN’s Archivist. Follow June on Twitter at @ArchivistJune. At the moment, many of us are spending a considerable amount of time in our own homes. […]


Five citizens science projects you can help with at home

20th April 2020

Make the most of your wildlife observations and discover five citizen science schemes you can help with at home


Supporting conservation across the North East

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.


Discover the Dark-edged Bee-fly

15th April 2020

Charlotte Rankin provides an overview of the Dark-edged Bee-fly, the bee-fly species you are most likely to encounter in the North East.


Online Talk: Cocwudu – ancient woodlands in Northumberland

14th April 2020

Discover the forgotten evolution of a landscape as you take a tour of Northumberland's ancient woodlands with Max Adams