People and Nature

Wildlife Trust launches crowdfunding campaign to save the Solent’s wildlife

Thursday 14th September 2017

Seahorse© Julie Hatcher

Today we're launching a crowdfunding campaign to protect the Solent’s wildlife and natural heritage for years to come

Tagged with: Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Living Seas, People and Nature

Enjoy wildlife at the New Forest Walking Festival

Wednesday 13th September 2017

Walk at Blashford Lakes nature reserve

Wild walks are among the treats awaiting walkers in the fifth New Forest Walking Festival

Tagged with: Hampshire, People and Nature

Stream Snorkel Safari – A Wild Day Out

Friday 8th September 2017

Stream Snorkel Safari at Blashford Lakes nature reserve

To see out the end of the summer holidays, 41 intrepid children donned their wetsuits and took part in the Stream Snorkel Safari

Tagged with: Hampshire, People and Nature

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

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

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

Tagged with: Isle of Wight, People and Nature

Milton Locks community project shortlisted for award

Monday 7th August 2017

Families at Milton Locks nature reserve© Paul Gonella

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

Tagged with: Hampshire, Nature Reserves, People and Nature

National Marine Week 2017 Events

Monday 31st July 2017

Families at Milton Locks nature reserve

As well as hosting the official launch of National Marine Week here in Portsmouth, we have lots of sea-themed events coming up along in the next month along our coastlines

Tagged with: Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Living Seas, Outdoor learning, People and Nature, Volunteering

Portsmouth chosen to host huge cuttlefish street mural

Friday 28th July 2017

ATM painting the cuttlefish mural© Paul Gonella

UK-renowned street artist ATM is set to paint his first ever marine-themed portrait in Portsmouth, to mark The Wildlife Trusts’ National Marine Week

Tagged with: Hampshire, Living Seas, People and Nature

Cubs, Guides and Explorer Scouts join forces to tackle Himalayan balsam

Friday 7th July 2017

Calmore Guides pulling balsam on the Cadnam River

Cubs, Guides and Explorer Scouts from Ashurst, Colbury, Calmore, Brockenhurst, Copythorne and Wellow have joined forces to help stop the spread of Himalayan balsam along the Cadnam River

Tagged with: Hampshire, People and Nature

New film unveils the secrets of Milton’s Hidden Seashore

Wednesday 14th June 2017

Life on the Water's Edge film promo still

This Saturday sees a preview of a new short film, Life on the Water’s Edge, celebrating the heritage of Milton Locks

Tagged with: Hampshire, People and Nature