Saturday October 12th

A reminder about the Archaeology talk about our work in the Shalfleet area.

St Lawrence Village Hall at 2pm.

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…)

IWNHAS in The Guardian

The work of the IWNHAS has received a mention in The Travel Section of The Guardian 24.08.19.

This was ahead of the annual ‘Under the Pier’ event led by Arc Consulting where iWatchWildlife and volunteers from The Society support the event by carrying out species recording and ID in this mini-marine bioblitz. (more…)

General Meeting – Sunday 7th July: Bioblitz at Haseley Manor

We hope that many of you will come along during the day to record wildlife on the Haseley Manor reserve and to pass on your observations so that we can collate the results. (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

Help needed at Brading Roman Villa

The villa will be hosting an exhibition from the British Museum called Hoards: The Hidden History of Britain.

It will run from June 29th to September 28th.

Volunteers are needed to steward the exhibition.

No knowledge or experience is needed as basically you just need to sit in the room and be available.


Reminder about Archaeology Talk

‘Cave Art and the Beginnings of Consciousness’  by Alan Phillips.

Saturday 26 January:  2pm

St. Lawrence Village Hall


Recorders’ Conference 2019

The annual IW Recorders’ Conference is set to make a return next month Saturday 2nd February, 2pm – 4:30pm at Arreton Community Centre. As usual, there will be a packed programme of presentations showcasing current species related projects and surveys, displays and of course delicious cakes and tea during the interval. (more…)

New Year Plant Hunt

The dates for the New Year Plant Hunt have just been announced by BSBI.

The IWNHAS Botany Group expedition is planned for Saturday 29th December. (more…)

New issue of ‘Recording Now’ species recording newsletter available

Issue 4 of ‘Recording Now’ featuring species recording news, events and updates from the Isle of Wight by iWatchWildlife and the IW Local Records Centre is now available to read / download here.