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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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Bird walk around and about Bembridge Harbour 15th March 2020

11 members enjoyed a pleasant morning led by Toni Goodley, an interlude before some more rain fell about lunch time. The tide was far out so we looked over the estuary and St Helen’s mill pond where we saw Teal, Redshank, Greenshank, Curlew, Black-headed Gull, a couple of Mediterranea
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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.
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Wednesday March 18th

CANCELLED Geophysics (Res only) at the Garlic Farm.  Usual arrangements.
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Archaeology talk cancelled

The talk planned for March 21st has been cancelled because of the current situation.
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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 regio
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Wednesday March 11th

Geophysics – both machines – at the Garlic Farm. Usual arrangements.
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Bird walk to Shalfleet Quay 29th February 2020

Four intrepid members met at Shalfleet for a walk down Mill Road to the quay, led by Jim Baldwin. Luckily the weather forecast of 50+ mph winds and rain did not materialise but obviously deterred a lot of people. We started in cloudy conditions and a moderate breeze but enjoyed some s
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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 t
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