Hampshire

Winchester hedgerows set for dramatic wildlife-friendly transformation

Friday 17th November 2017

Harvest mice use hedgerows as corridors to travel safely © Amy Lewis

Traditional hedgerows at St Cross will be restored over the coming weeks in a bid to restore them for wildlife

Tagged with: Hampshire

Secret lives of our local seals revealed

Wednesday 15th November 2017

The secrets of the local Solent seal population have been revealed by a new aerial survey by the Wildlife Trust, thanks to Dean & Reddyhoff

Tagged with: Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Living Seas, Species

Testwood Lakes Bird Sightings October 2017

Tuesday 14th November 2017

Great white egret taking off at Testwood Lakes, by EJW West

Testwood Lakes Bird Sightings October 2017

Tagged with: Birds, Hampshire

Hampshire owl image wins national photography award

Tuesday 14th November 2017

The Golden Hour Hunt © Matt Roseveare

A photo of a short eared owl taken at our Farlington Marshes nature reserve has won an accolade at the prestigious British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017

Tagged with: Birds, Hampshire, Nature Reserves, People and Nature

Celebrating success in the balsam battle

Thursday 9th November 2017

Patsy Baverstock pulling Himalayan balsam

We hosted an afternoon tea party on 8 November to thank volunteers and to celebrate another extremely successful season with the New Forest Non-Native Plants Project.

Tagged with: Hampshire, People and Nature

Communities living on Test and Itchen rivers in line for National Lottery support

Friday 3rd November 2017

Upper Test near Laverstoke

A new project working with communities to celebrate and protect the headwaters of our Test and Itchen rivers has been given the green light

Tagged with: Hampshire, Living Landscapes, People and Nature

Volunteers begin work transforming Barton Meadows nature reserve

Tuesday 31st October 2017

Volunteers removing buddleia

A group of Wildlife Trust volunteers has met for the first time to begin work at Barton Meadows nature reserve near Abbotts Barton, Winchester.

Tagged with: Hampshire, Nature Reserves, People and Nature, Volunteering

Children from Naomi House & Jacksplace enjoy special trip outdoors

Wednesday 25th October 2017

New paths at Swanwick Lakes nature reserve

Thanks to new more accessible paths, a group of children with life-limiting conditions took a special trip to the Wildlife Trust’s Swanwick Lakes nature reserve near Fareham

Tagged with: Hampshire, People and Nature

Unique moment to save our seas - New report urges Government to secure the survival of our seas for future generations

Wednesday 25th October 2017

Spiny seahorse, Studland Bay rMCZ ©Andrew PearsonSpiny seahorse, Studland Bay rMCZ ©Andrew Pearson

Today, The Wildlife Trusts publish a new report that identifies the five unprecedented challenges for our seas that must be addressed before the UK leaves the European Union.

Tagged with: Habitats, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Living Seas, People and Nature, Planning, Public Policy, Species

Portsmouth MP tackles ‘beach clean’ to highlight litter problem

Thursday 12th October 2017

Stephen Morgan MP and HIWWT Chief Exec Debbie Tann

Portsmouth South MP Stephen Morgan joined the local Wildlife Trust on Southsea beach to do a mini ‘beach clean’ and highlight the problem of litter

Tagged with: Hampshire, Living Seas, People and Nature