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Wednesday September 14th

Same as last week.
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Wednesday September 7th

Fieldwalking near Mottistone. Details from Helen
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Botany meeting Sunday 11th September CANCELLED

Due to the number of lengthy road closures on several main routes, the botany meeting at Mottistone on Sunday 11th September is cancelled. For anyone interested, the meeting will take place the following day, Monday 12th September, at the same venue at 10.00 am
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Bird Meeting at Bembridge Harbour 21st August 2022

12 members met at Latimer Road St Helens on a beautiful morning. Our first stop was on the bridge overlooking the Eastern Yar and we then walked along the footpath that runs adjacent to Embankment Road to Harbour Farm entrance. We then walked east a little way by the road beyond the h
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Botany meeting Sunday 11th September & Tour of Britain Cycle Tour

Please be aware that the Tour of Britain Cycle Tour takes place on the Island on Sunday 11th September and there will be a number of road closures. It should be over by 2pm but you may be affected by temporary road closures. Do not attempt to access Mottistone via the Military Road.
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Looking at the Countryside – 9 August 2022 – report

St Catherines Down. 14 members set off from the Blackgang Viewpoint Carpark on a hot day for a walk across St Catherine’s Down
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Archaeology meetings

The Wednesday meetings are having a summer break until September. Don’t forget the walk on Saturday 20 August.
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Bird Meeting at Mottistone Down on 24th June 2022

Unlike last year’s meeting which took place under perfect summer evening conditions to view and hear Nightjars, this year was the opposite. The forecast was for light, patchy rain but by the time I arrived for the evening meeting at the car park in Strawberry Lane, the rain was
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Bird Meeting at Shide on 5th June 2022

Eleven members met under leaden skies and a fresh breeze for a walk along the cycle path from Shide to Blackwater led by Toni Goodley. Thankfully, the weather stayed dry and we were rewarded with sunny periods during the morning. The highlight of the walk was the excellent close views
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