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Botany

Recorders’ Conference 2020

The annual IW Wildlife Recorders’ Conference is coming up soon – Saturday 1st February, 14:00 – 16:30hrs, Arreton Community Centre and is open to anybody with an interest in wildlife recording.

More info here

A Life in Nature Exhibition

The Society currently has specially commissioned artwork, specimens and artefacts on show as part of the current Quay Arts Open Biennial exhibition ‘A Life in Nature’  – our next event in the IWNHAS Centenary Celebrations calendar.

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New year Plant Hunt 2020 10am Friday 3rd January

Join the botany group’s joint expedition around the centre of Newport to look for plants in flower over the New Year. The meeting will potentially last for 3 hours but there will be the opportunity to take part in a shorter walk. Meet at the propeller at the entrance to the harbour SZ501894. Long-stay car parks nearby.

Check the website nearer the time in case there is need for any last minute change, due to weather for example.

‘A Life in Nature’ exhibition at Quay Arts

The next event forming part of our Centenary celebrations launches this Saturday 30th November at Quay Arts , 6pm – 8pm (FREE, all welcome).
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Happy 100th Birthday to us!

The Centenary year of the IWNHAS kicked-off in style with a special event held at Caffe Isola on Friday 8th November – 100 years to the very day of the first meeting of our Society!

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Our 100th Birthday celebrations launch

Join us to celebrate the founding of our Society 100 years ago to the very day at a special evening event taking place at Caffé Isola, Newport on Friday 8th November 2019, 7pm – 9pm.

Click here for further details on how to register for this free event and pre-order your food.

Caffé Isola are opening especially for us, so please do come along and help us celebrate!

 

It’s our 100th Birthday!

Join us to celebrate the founding of our Society 100 years ago to the very day at a special evening event taking place at Caffé Isola, Newport on Friday 8th November 2019, 7pm – 9pm.

Click here for further details on how to register for this free event and pre-order your food.

Caffé Isola are opening especially for us, so please do come along and help us celebrate!

 

Wild on Wight – a natural history celebration in embroidery

The IW Embroiders exhibition ‘Wild on Wight’ showcases a series of specially created, intricate artworks to highlight and celebrate ‘100 years of the IW Natural History & Archaeological Society. (more…)

New Issue of ‘Recording Now’ available

The next issue of the Island’s species recording newsletter ‘Recording Now’ is now available.

If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, please email iwatchwildlife@gmail.com.

Winter twigs Saturday 2nd March

The Botany group meeting planned for Appley Park on Saturday 2nd March will help you learn how to identify winter twigs of trees and shrubs using a specially designed recording sheet. (more…)