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


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

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


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”

Wednesday February 1st

GPR at Carisbrooke church.

If it’s wet we can work inside the church.

Meet as usual in the carpark at 10am.

You are invited to a Yaverland Beach Christmas Walk

Walk one of the Island’s most beautiful winter beaches as the tide falls and help with spotting, identifying and recording species along the way.


Forthcoming talk on amphibians

Mark Earp is giving a talk on amphibians at Ventnor Botanic Garden on Wednesday 9th November


Quarr Abbey Dig

There will be an Open Day on Saturday September 17th.  All are welcome to visit to see the archaeology section and others at work learning more about the medieval monastery.

Come anytime between 11 and 3.

From the car park follow the track towards Binstead to the old abbey ruins.