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Natural Wight shared BBC Newsnight's video. ... See MoreSee Less

“British children now spend on average less time outdoors each day than prisoners” - Robert Macfarlane, author of The Lost Words, on the importance of spending time outdoors

5 days ago  ·  

iWatchWildlife is asking us to keep a look out for miseltoe this month! Read all about it here! ... See MoreSee Less

‘SPECIES OF THE MONTH’ – DECEMBER Mistletoe (Viscum album) This month, we’d love you to share your Mistletoe pictures and observations here. Now that most of the the leaves have fallen, clumps of Mistletoe are especially noticeable and once you've got your eye-in, you'll be spotting them al...

6 days ago  ·  

Happy #InternationalVolunteerDay! ... See MoreSee Less

Happy #InternationalVolunteerDay to all our #GreenArmyIsleofWight volunteers! Hundreds of hours worked over 20 sessions this year and on 12 different locations/projects... Well done all! DowntotheCoast IW Vectis Housing Association #conservation #volunteering #nature #wildlife #wellbeing #skills ...

1 week ago  ·  

Forest School on the Isle of Wight - gold standard stuff this! ... See MoreSee Less

It’s been a very exciting week at Forest School on the Isle of Wight – the children have been learning to use new tools, build dens and forts, forage for tinder and even light fires! They also made raisin bread on the campfire, and played ‘vikings’, using bowsaws, hand drills and splitting t...

2 weeks ago  ·  

Green Army volunteers! Hope you can join us for a morning's scrub clearance and a lunchtime's grub clearance at our special Christmas Green Army day with the Wildlife Trust at their Arreton Down reserve! ... See MoreSee Less

CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS with GREEN ARMY!!! Tuesday 5th December 2017! 10am-2pm... Join us for our Christmas Green Army day as we head off to Arreton Down with the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. As well as a spot of hard graft (there's no such thing as a free lunch, people!), we'll be cele...

2 weeks ago  ·  

And ivy berries are popular snacks for birds too! ... See MoreSee Less

Leave your ivy uncut! It's the perfect bed and breakfast to a whole host of insects

2 weeks ago  ·  

Natural Wight shared People, Ponds & Water's event. ... See MoreSee Less

Isle of Wight WaterBlitz opening event

November 25, 2017, 10:00am - November 25, 2017, 12:00pm

Join us for an introductory talk to the Isle of Wight WaterBlitz. Find out everything you need to know before collecting your kits and heading out to test your local freshwater habitats. • Why is clean water important for wildlife • Kit pick up • Kit demonstration • Guidance on where you ...

3 weeks ago  ·  

Learning about meadow restoration! Another perk of today's Green Army was getting to meet the donkeys at the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary! ... See MoreSee Less

Unusual location for us here at Green Army today! We were helping the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust and the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary in Wroxall... so as well as doing our conservation work, we got to have a quick peek at the fantastic Donkey Sanctuary and meet Frosty and Coffee! ...

3 weeks ago  ·  

Brilliant! ... See MoreSee Less

A magical day in the woods today as children from Lanesend Primary School explored "The Forbridden Forest" at Bouldnor at their Harry Potter experience day. They played some sensory games to explore the colours, sounds, smells and textures of the woodland and got the chance to make their own wands ...

4 weeks ago  ·