Publications and reports
Our experts collect, analyse and publish information and evidence to influence decision-makers to safeguard and restore wildlife - both locally in our two counties and nationally too.
We collect data on the ground and analyse it to help create a better environment for wildlife. Read our most recent reports here:
Our latest report and maps, published in 2020 show we can - and have - made a positive difference by starting to reverse the decline in distribution of water voles. But their current distribution remains just a fraction of what it was 60 years ago, and some areas continue to show a contraction in range. Water voles still urgently need our help – read the report or more about our work to protect water voles in Hampshire and Isle of Wight and nationally.
National reports from The Wildlife Trusts
Nationally The Wildlife Trusts are working together to make the case for nature and secure policies and legislation of importance across the country. This includes campaigning for new marine protections and better farming policy. Read more in our most recent reports:
Towards A Wilder Britain - this 20 page Wildlife Trusts report outlines how a Nature Recovery Network of joined-up habitats could help wildlife and people to thrive, and create a wilder Britain.
What Next for Farming? - a policy briefing by The Wildlife Trusts exploring how we can invest in our natural assets as part of a future policy for land in England
Homes for People and Wildlife - a Wildlife Trusts report setting out how it's possible, and necessary, to build housing in a nature-friendly way
News from our campaigns
Plans for a super-peninsula at Tipner will set dangerous precedent to destroy nature across the UK
Environmental groups are warning that the proposed ‘super-peninsula’ at Tipner in Portsmouth will be the ‘slippery slope’ to the…
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust: Ineffective and inhumane badger cull risks spread of bovine TB across Hampshire
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is dismayed that the Government has issued new licenses to carry out ineffective and…
Roundtable on pollution in the River Test
On Friday 15th July Caroline Nokes, MP for Romsey and Southampton North hosted a roundtable discussion regarding the recent pollution of…