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Archaeology Walk Cancelled

We regret that the walk planned for Saturday July 22nd has been cancelled due to ill-health.

Summer Recorders Event

Sunday 2nd July saw the gathering of folks from across the Island with an interest in species recording and identification for an afternoon of fieldwork and workshop sessions to explore and examine the diverse and surprising flora and fauna of The Bay at the first IWNHAS Summer Recorders Event.

With Dinosaur Isle as our base, we set off on three different fieldwork sessions to collect grasses, sedges & rushes with Colin Pope, Insects with Ian Boyd and check the overnight moth trap with Iain Outlaw. (more…)

Summer Recorders Event – Sunday 2nd July

Just a few days left until the very first IW Summer Recorders Event takes place at Dinosaur Isle, Sandown on Sunday 2nd July 2pm – 5pm, so please register and book your place asap.

This is a great opportunity to brush up your species identification skills as we explore the surrounding habitats to collect specimens and return to Dinosaur Isle to examine and identify them. (more…)

Go Wild in Parkhurst Forest – 7th Annual IW BioBlitz

This Friday 2nd June sees the 7th Annual BioBlitz being held this year in Parkhurst Forest, Newport 10 – 4pm and brings amateur and specialist wildlife spotters together to record our treasured natural heritage. (more…)

SPECIES OF THE MONTH MAY – Stag Beetle

This month iWatch Wildlife are asking for records of the magnificent Stag Beetle (Lucans cervus)

Stag beetles live in woodland edges, hedgerows, traditional orchards, parks and gardens throughout Western Europe including Britain (more…)

Notice of Rev Fox geology events

Seats are limited for this special event

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Meeting at Lee Farm, 3rd May NEW INFORMATION

The grid reference for the meeting should read SZ383887. We are invited to bring a picnic lunch. Jill Cowley will provide tea/coffee.

Volunteering Opportunities

The Maritime Archaeology Trust (formerly Hants & IOW Maritime Archaeology) have taken over the shipwreck museum at Arreton Barns.

During the week April 24th – 28th they would like volunteers to help catalogue finds or help with survey fieldwork for a few hours or more.

For more details contact Julie Satchell or Amanda Bowens or Grant Bettison  Tel: 02380 237300

Discovery Bay Species Discovered

In March, iWatch Wildlife took part in a special event called Discovery Bay led by Arc Consulting as part of British National Science Week. (more…)

Forthcoming Geogy Meetings 2017

Here are the dates and details of Geology Meetings for 2017

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