• Government minister visits New Forest volunteering project

    Monday 21st August, 2017

    Lord Gardiner and HIWWT Chair David Jordan

    A long-standing Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust project aiming to stop the spread of invasive non-native plants in the New Forest has hosted a special visit from a government Minister

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  • The Wildlife Trusts celebrate 10 year partnership with Vine House Farm

    Friday 18th August, 2017

    This month The Wildlife Trusts are celebrating a flourishing 10 year partnership with the company Vine House Farm.

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  • Tree surgery at St Cath's

    Tuesday 15th August, 2017

    St Cath's in summer © Bari Glew

    Tree surgery at St Cath's on Tuesday, August 15th.

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  • Record year for rare and exotic-looking Island flower

    Friday 11th August, 2017

    Field cow-wheat at St Lawrence Field

    This summer has seen a record year for the exotic-looking Field cow-wheat at our St Lawrence Field nature reserve.

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  • Apprentices make their mark on local woodlands

    Wednesday 9th August, 2017

    Four young apprentices have been making their mark on the East Wight’s woodlands as part of a Heritage Lottery Fund supported project

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  • Testwood Lakes Bird Sightings July 2017

    Tuesday 8th August, 2017

    Black-tailed Godwit by Richard Allen

    Testwood Lakes Bird Sightings July 2017

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  • Milton Locks community project shortlisted for award

    Monday 7th August, 2017

    Families at Milton Locks nature reserve

    Our community project based at Milton Locks nature reserve has been shortlisted for the Campaign to Protect Rural England’s (CPRE) Hampshire Countryside Awards

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  • Volunteers pitch in to tackle balsam blight

    Thursday 3rd August, 2017

    Volunteers pulling Himalayan halsam

    Volunteers have spent 120 hours 'bashing' a rampant non-native plant from the banks of the river Wallington and one of its tributaries.

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  • Ryde seagrass beds source of inspiration for cuttlefish mural

    Wednesday 2nd August, 2017

    Artist ATM at Ryde Pier

    Street artist ATM took inspiration from the lush seagrass meadows off Ryde for his latest wildlife portrait, a cuttlefish.

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  • UK’s oldest great white egret returns to Blashford Lakes

    Tuesday 1st August, 2017

    'Walter' the great white egret at Blashford Lakes nature reserve

    The UK’s oldest known great white egret has returned to the Wildlife Trust’s Blashford Lakes Nature reserve, near Ringwood.

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