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Funding success for Watercress and Winterbournes
We are delighted to announce that our Landscape Partnership Scheme, Watercress and Winterbournes, has been awarded £1,937,800 by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Winnall Moors nature reserve closed
Winnall Moors nature reserve in Winchester is to stay closed until mid-April due to flooding.
New project to control non-native plants set to launch this spring
The Lower Avon Non-Native Plant Project has been launched to help prevent the spread of invasive non-native plants.
Is an end to the badger cull in sight?
A shift in government policy could signal a welcome reprieve for the iconic badger
A route to nitrate neutrality for the Solent
The Wildlife Trust has put forward a scheme which could see nitrate pollution in the Solent reduced, with added benefits for local people and wildlife.
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust launches major appeal to support wildlife in Winchester
This week Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust has launched a major appeal to raise funds for an important land purchase to the east of Winchester: Deacon Hill
The Environment Bill needs amending to be truly transformational
The Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust believes the new Bill needs more than warm words to produce the changes needed for a wilder future in Hampshire and the Wight.
Rescue Remedy - Natural England launch new project to look after our seagrass
Natural England have announced a new £2.5 m project to help restore fragile marine habitats.
New Climate Committee Report doesn’t go far enough to show the potential for natural solutions to the climate and ecological crisis
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust welcomes the conclusion of the Committee on Climate Change that a radical shift in land use is needed to tackle the climate breakdown. The report fails however, to recognise the full potential of our local habitats to contribute to reaching net zero emissions.
Teaming up with Trudi
With more marine plastics washing up on our shores each day, we're pleased to announce a new collaboration with environmental artist Trudi Lloyd Williams.
Beaver reintroduction proves huge success
Once hunted to extinction but now thriving, recent reintroductions of the beaver have proven a huge success.
An early Christmas present for wildlife on the Isle of Wight
This October Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust launched an ambitious appeal to purchase two very important pieces of land on the Isle of Wight.