iWatch Wildlife is the Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Society’s new project and is all about helping people explore, enjoy, study and record the fantastic array of species here on the Isle of Wight.
Species recording is really important as it can help us understand what lives where and how nature is changing. It is also a great way of discovering more about the wildlife where you live, work or visit.
This three year project is funded as part of ‘Down to the Coast’ – a Heritage Lottery landscape partnership scheme, the focus of which is the intricate and diverse landscape of the eastern half of the Island through conservation-led schemes with an emphasis on training and community participation that will leave a lasting legacy for the landscape.
iWatch Wildlife will celebrate and raise awareness of the work of The Society and its dedicated volunteers. It aims to help towards The Society’s purposes to promote the study of natural history especially in relation to the Island and to promote, in every possible way, the conservation of its flora and fauna. We hope to support and provide training opportunities for members of The Society and engage with new audiences to encourage greater participation in Citizen Science.
If you would like to find out more about the project follow us on Facebook @iWatchWildlife or please contact Tina Whitmore at firstname.lastname@example.org.