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NHM London Trip POSTPONED

It is with regret that we have taken the decision to postpone the trip to the Natural History Museum, London due to take place on 3rd June.

We are hoping to re-schedule the visit for 2021.

Maggie will be in touch shortly with those that have booked on the trip.

Stay safe and well.

COVID-19 restrictions update

Cancellation of all IWNHAS meetings until further notice

We regret that due to COVID-19 restrictions we have cancelled ALL Society meetings (both indoor and outdoor) until further notice
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Conference POSTPONED

It is with regret that we have to postpone the forthcoming IWNHAS Conference – Sat 4th April and ‘Bioblitz’ on Sunday 5th April due to the coronavirus emergency.

We are hopeful that we can reschedule the conference for Spring 2021. (more…)

Archaeology talk cancelled

The talk planned for March 21st has been cancelled because of the current situation.

Conference – Saturday 4th April

Visit tinyurl.com/sxzpskv for tickets to our forthcoming conference ‘Environmental Change on the Isle of Wight: past, present & future’ on Saturday 4th April 2020 at The Riverside Centre.

There’s a packed programme for this special event featuring local and regional speakers and national experts all with knowledge of the Island (more…)

Native Species Conservation Evening – March 2nd

As part of the IW Zoo’s WildHeart Trust project, a Native Species Conservation evening is being held next Monday – March 2nd, 18:30 – 12:30hrs at The Zoo Cafe.

Dr. Jon Fishman, volunteer with the Isle of Wight Red Squirrel Trust and Richard Grogan, lead officer for the IOW AONB, will be speaking about Red Squirrel Conservation and the new Biosphere Reserve Status for the Island.

All ages welcome. Refreshments will be available.

No need to book. The evening will be run on a voluntary donation basis  (£5 per person suggested) and the proceeds from this will go to the IW Red Squirrel Trust and the Isle of Wight Natural History and Archaeological Society (many thanks to the IW Biosphere team for nominating IWNHAS).

Archaeology Trip to Hengistbury Head.

The date is now confirmed as April 29th.

Further details will soon be posted on the Archaeology Page.

Centenary Conference Tickets now available

Visit tinyurl.com/sxzpskv for tickets to our forthcoming conference ‘Environmental Change on the Isle of Wight: past, present & future’ on Saturday 4th April 2020 at The Riverside Centre.

There’s a packed programme for this special event featuring local and regional speakers and national experts all with knowledge of the Island (more…)

Wood calamint lay-by clearance CHANGE OF DATE

In view of the weather forecast for Saturday 15th February, when Storm Dennis is predicted to bring high winds and rain, the decision has been made to postpone this activity until Saturday 22nd February 10 am, when at present, the forecast is better.

If further changes need to be made, they will be posted here.

Coach trip to Natural History Museum, London 3rd June 2020

This information was omitted from the February mail distribution:

ON WEDNESDAY 3 JUNE 2020

We have arranged a special tour of the museum, to include exhibits and specimens from the Isle of Wight. (more…)