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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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Recorders Conference presentations now on line

If you missed the conference or wish to look back on the presentations, you can now find them at http://iwnhas.org/presentations-from-the-2017-recorders-conference/

Have you a copy of Wight Studies 2016 you no longer need?

If you have a copy of the latest Wight Studies which you have finished with, would you kindly bring it along to our AGM on 25th March. We are desperately short of spare copies this year. With many thanks

Colin Pope

Discovery Bay Science Weekend 11th/12th March

Come and be a Bayologist in British Science Week and explore 100 million years of wildlife!

There will be microscopes, rockpooling, fossil hunting and birdwatching as we take a look at the amazing natural world of The Bay.

iWatch Wildlife (The Society’s new species recording project) will be getting involved helping out with species recording over the two days, please do come along – it would be brilliant to see you there – any help with species identification / recording / would be warmly welcomed! For more information please search for @IWNHAS on Facebook or contact Tina iwatchwildlife@gmail.com.

 

Archaeology Talk Feb 25th

Graham Soffe has had to cancel his planned talk for personal reasons.

David Tomalin will give a talk instead entitled

“Stones, sand and scorpions:  messages from the desert”