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TEL: 01983 296110 email: angela.hewitt@btclick.com

 

 

Isle of Wight

We run a small nature reserve and field study centre at Blackwater where we work with all community groups including  Home Educators, college students, unemployed and other vulnerable people. We have several education and support programs that cover the national curriculum for primary schools. Our amazing volunteers help us to manage the nature reserve.  We are a place for parents who want to spend quality time with their children. We love what we do

 

 

 

NOW OPEN TO VISITORS

Weekends  and Thursday 10.30 - 4.30 pm

Entrance into reserve 5 donation includes CUPPA AND CAKE

Under 4's free. Family: 2 adults + 2 children 18.00/day donation

Explore the nature reserve and learn about nature.  Do a quiz and win a wise owl badge

Discover how to create a wild flower patch

Buy an unusual gift in the nature shop

Bring your camera, binoculars, sketch pad

 .....AND NATURE GIFTS

 

EDUCATION CENTRE FUND

Please help us to develop a centre dedicated to wildlife discovery.

make a small donation, buy a print, become a friend, It all helps. Thank you

 Give 50 or more to receive this mounted A3 print of little birds created by watercolour artist Angela Hewitt

 

OR -  become a "Friend" of Naturezones - see below

or Donate 5 - see below right - 

Every little bit helps and your support means a lot to us

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 FRIENDS of Naturezones support our important work

Mid Year Friendship Pass is valid 1st April - 1st September

Normal price Single 25.00, Couple 40.00, Family 78.00

 

Friends

Click here for details of Friendship schemes PDFfile

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We would like to thank

 The Ernest Cook Trust for sponsoring educational workshops

 The NFU for their grant to purchase binoculars  and pond dipping equipment for the children

 The High Sheriff, Ben Rouse for the small grant towards supporting our school visits

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Naturezones  - The Video Story so Far .

 

DEMONSTRATION OF HAY MAKING USING A TWO WHEEL TRACTOR, POWER SCYTHE AND MINI HAY BALER - Video is at bottom of page for courses/workshops

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Supporting each other

The Red Squirrel Trust

We sell their squirrel feeders and Dreys

DIRECTIONS

SPRING TIME HAPPENINGS

Wild Food Fayre

School Visits

GROUP VISITS

Walk and Talk - Arty Birthday Parties for the Grown Ups

ARTY- ACTIVITY BIRTHDAY PARTIES FOR ADULTS

     courses and workshops

"Shades of Green" Refreshments - Thursday and Weekends 

10.30am  - 4.30pm

coffee, tea, hot chocolate, scones, cake

Coming soon after last years success - Meadow Picnics

Also for sale - wild flowers, native trees and shrubs and wildlflower seeds for your wildlife garden

FUND RAISING

We need to raise 25,000 for our New Education Centre. Your support will be greatly appreciated

Please donate 5.00 and receive pack of wild food recipe cards

THANK YOU

Children's Parties on the Isle of Wight

5 - 8 years. We provide two and half hours of nature-explorer activities.  Minimum 10 children. Parents provide birthday cake

Volunteers

Would you like to become part of this amazing project?

We invite you to apply to become a conservation volunteer. There are numerous, varied and interesting tasks to help manage the nature reserve ready for our many visitors.

Application form can be found on our volunteers page

Create a wlldflower patch for bees, butterflies and many more insects

Meadow Growing Instructions (pdf file)

Native Species Plants now available from our Blackwater Centre. Also of local provenance hay/yellow rattle seed 4.00, Bluebell seed 6.00 and a wide range wildflower seed and mixes for various soils from 4.00/pkt

TALK/PRESENTATION

Please contact Angela if your organisation would like to hear one of Angela's visually supported talks "Naturezones - Beginnings" or "How to Create a Wild flower Area"  We ask for a 25.donation

Quote by Alanis Obomsawin - When the Last Tree Is Cut Down, the Last Fish Eaten, and the Last Stream Poisoned, You Will Realize That You Cannot Eat Money

Green Girls and Gals

Conservation Club

Wide range of seasonal activities - learn about conservation while caring for a small nature reserve (school leavers to senior citizens)

 next dates....

Every Wednesday

www.greengirls.org.uk

 

save the bees - save the world !!

THE WELL-BEING OF THE PLANET IS CRUCIAL TO THE WELL BEING OF THE HUMAN RACE