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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…)

Centenary Conference – Environmental Change on the Isle of Wight: past, present & future

Tickets are now available online at: tinyurl.com/sxzpskv for 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…)

Sandown – A Birdwatching Year

New to birdwatching? Want to learn more about bird identification, bird behaviour and the fieldcraft of birdwatching? (more…)

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