Join the Wildlife Trust for a ‘Special Green Spaces’ virtual presentation

As well as discussing what public green spaces are, why they are important for people and wildlife, the presentation will be also cover a few projects which may spark some ideas for your areas

isle of wight landscape looking west from chillerton

Neeve O’Flynn-Mundin, Co-ordinator for Citizen Science IOW shares details of this upcoming event. Ed


It is more important than ever that people are able to connect with nature through their local spaces.

The Isle of Wight Public Green Spaces Project supported by Southern Co-op is helping the Wildlife Trust to understand how local residents use their public green space.​

Take part in the Wildlife Trust’s research to help them understand how they can improve your public green space for people and wildlife.

Virtual meeting tomorrow
Greenspaces have arranged a virtual presentation for Wednesday 18th November, 7pm – 8.15pm and they would love for you to join them (register).

The virtual presentation welcomes members of the public from across the Island.

The presentation will be discussing what public green spaces are, why they are important for people and wildlife. The discussion will also cover a few projects which may spark some ideas for your areas. It is hoped that talk will be educational and inspiring to us all. ​

Guest speakers
The Greenspaces and Wildlife Trust will be having a few guest speakers including Jamie Marsh, their nature reserve manager for the Island and Tom Murphy from Freshwater Parish Council discussing how green spaces can benefit local economies and communities.

If you are interested are able to join the virtual presentation, please let the Green Spaces Project know, by registering for the event, so that they can have an idea of numbers to expect.

Find out more
Find out more about Citizen Science IOW by visiting the Website.

Find out more about Green Spaces Project by visiting their Website.

Tuesday, 17th November, 2020 12:07pm

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Tamara
If, like me, you wish your local park, village green or clifftop lawn wasn’t quite so neat and tidy, so sterile, watch this online presentation and get inspired. We CAN make room for our native wildlife in our green spaces if we leave some margins unmown, hedgerows unstrimmed, logs to decay, heaps of fallen leaves, providing food and shelter to many different species. Then we may hope… Read more »
seadog

Hopefully the council, their contractors and island roads will be watching

Angela Hewitt

Don’t forget the work done by Naturezones Wildlife Education Trust at Blackwater. http://www.naturezones.org.uk