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The Great Solent Birdwatch – coming soon to the coast near you….

The Great Solent Birdwatch takes places 30th November – 8th December.

This is a new citizen science project which aims to raise awareness about the amazing range of overwintering birds that visit the Solent each year and hopes to inspire everyone to become more involved with birdwatching. (more…)

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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Fungi Bonanza

We might be fed up with all this wet weather but it has been wonderful for fungi. Read about the visits of our Fungi Group to date here

We have two more foray dates: Saturday 9th November at Golden Hill Country Park and Sunday 24th November at Ryde Cemetery.

Report of the IWNHAS Looking at the Countryside Group visit to Golden Hill Country Park – 16 Oct 2019

On Wednesday 16th October IWNHAS Access group visited Golden Hill for a walk around the site with Gift To Nature Countryside Ranger, Nick Webb.

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Clay Project

Steve Hutt and I have collected a variety of naturally occuring clays from around the Island’s coasts, and we will have the use of the classroom at Dinosaur Isle to turn the clay into a variety of hand-made objects. (more…)

Microscopy meeting – 23rd November

Please note – the venue for the Microscopy meeting on 23 November is now Dinosaur Isle, Sandown.

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!

 

Looking at the Countryside – 3 August 2019

Nine members met outside Gatcombe Church for a ramble on a warm, slightly overcast morning. (more…)

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!

 

Hedgehog Island launch

Hedgehog Island is a brand new campaign organised by The Wildheart Trust and local voluntary hedgehog rescue group ‘Save Our Hedgehogs Isle of Wight’ to see how many hedgehogs there are on the island. (more…)