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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…)

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…)

Isle of Wight Moth Report 2018

The Isle of Wight Moth Report 2018 is now available, and can be downloaded here.
Isle of Wight Moth Report 2018
Iain Outlaw says: “In what turned out to be a good year for moth recording there was a slow start to the season. The first three months of the year were particularly poor with overall numbers and species diversity lower than normal.

“A prolonged spell of hot dry weather in June and July saw a big change in moth numbers and a decent run of migrant moths. (more…)