Entries by G2N

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The Outdoor Mindfulness Guide

Here at Gift to Nature HQ we’re always looking for ways to improve and this month we thought we would share a mindfulness technique that will get you walking in the great outdoors and enjoying all the beauty our little Island has to offer. If you’re even a smidgen into self-care, you’ll already be au […]

Prize draw: a new name for Sandown Wetland Community Orchard

– Draw is now closed – Tell us what you think, and win a prize worth up to £64! With money from the Big Lottery Fund we’re starting work to enhance Sandown Community Orchard and Wetland Walk in 2018. Thanks to Big Lottery Players we will put in a boardwalk, a new gate, some new benches, […]

The Gift to Nature Auction

AUCTION NOW COMPLETE If you are a winner in the online auction you should get an email telling how to pay. If you didn’t get the email or you won with a bid at the Gala Dinner (ie not online) then please get in touch with us.  Following our fantastic Enchanted Woodland Gala Dinner, we […]

Return to the mummies’ caves: new £63K project at Dodnor

Heritage Lottery funds £63,800 project on Newport’s industrial heritage The Natural Enterprise will be delivering a new project worth over £63000 after securing grants from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Vestas Technology UK. Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players and donated by the local wind turbine technology firm, the project aims to conserve […]

Get your apples now!

There is a lot of free fruit to be had this year – and our community orchards have got some for you! These apples are at Sandown Wetlands, Longwood Lane – just by the cycletrack. You can also find over 100 fruit trees free for the picking at Pan Country Park off Pan Lane, and […]

We’re working with Visit Isle of Wight

Gift to Nature is delighted to be a voluntary WIGHTBID payer – we contribute towards Visit Isle of Wight because we believe that promoting the Island to visitors is an essential part of protecting and enhancing this beautiful landscape. So now we’re on the Visit Isle of Wight website! Hooray!  

Feeling sheepish in Newport!

The sheep are back! Yes, our visiting four-legged mowers are back on duty at Pan Mill Meadows, Newport. Our work to restore this meadow to safe grazing condition last year seems to have paid off – they are enjoying the grass. Although some of them have horns, they are not goats – sheep do have […]

The Gift to Nature Shop: official opening

Official opening of the Gift to Nature Shop, 12 Holyrood St, Newport PO30 5AU (opposite Hurst’s) 14:00 26 May 2017 Holyrood Street will be welcoming a unique shop on Friday 26 May.  Island countryside conservation charity the Island 2000 Trust is opening its first shop to get the countryside message to the high street. The Gift […]

Get in the frame!

If you’re at Appley Park look out for our newest installation – the Ryde Frame! With support from Goodleaf Tree Climbing and the Isle of Wight Council we have commissioned and installed a wonderful new feature at Appley Park. Made by creatives Dave Badman and Lisa Long at Ecclestone George. The #RydeFrame is the perfect place […]