Entries by G2N

Thanks WightAID!

Thanks to the WightAID Foundation for this generous support! With the beautiful background of Golden Hill Country Park we received a big cheque (literally) from Sue Lucas of WightAID. This will go towards better information and signage across all our 30 sites. Also pictured is our chairman Brian Friend (left) and G2N Manager Matt Chatfield […]

Gift to Nature Fundraising Auction

Click here to visit the  AUCTION SITE We are very pleased to be running our first ever online auction. It is small but perfectly formed with some wonderful donations from our lovely business supporters.

Hedgelayers’ Supper

After our very evening enjoyable knees-up last year we’re repeating it with an informal and fun evening open to all at the Quay Arts. The hedgelaying competition is free because of the generous support of Landscape Therapy and many other sponsors – but we can always do more. This year we’re raising funds for Gift to Nature […]

Sandman Snowman 2017

Our annual Sandman Snowman event will take place 19th February at 11am on Small Hope Beach Shanklin. Do you want to build a sandman? You bring your wellies and spades. We bring carrots and coal! Free event but donations to Gift To Nature are very welcome. Small Hope Beach Shanklin, next to the sailing club.

Return to the Mummies’ Caves!

Last Autumn we mentioned our plans to apply for Heritage Lottery Fund monies to ‘rediscover’ the cement kilns at Dodnor. Affectionately known as ‘the Mummies Caves’ by local children who played there many years ago, the structures have now become overgrown and the site is no longer open to the public for strong safety reasons, […]

Grazing at Nansen Hill

We have been investigating putting cattle back to graze on Nansen Hill, in partnership with our neighbours the National Trust who already do graze the neighbouring fields. Although we had no plans to start grazing this year, as it turned out, late in November the cattle took things into their own hands and broke through the […]

Big improvements at Pan Mill Meadows

Big changes are going on at the Pan Mill Meadows nature reserve in Newport. You might have seen us working, part of the area we’re working on is very visible from St George’s Roundabout by Matalan. So what’s happening? Gift to Nature has leased more land from the Isle of Wight Council and has also secured funding […]

Name our reserve!

Gift To Nature want to know what to call Ryde’s nature reserve – will you help? The nature reserve south of Quarry Lane, Ryde has various names, and people have told us they want to have a say in what we call it in the future. So now’s your chance to tell Gift To Nature […]

Vote for Swanmore Meadows!

VOTING HAS FINISHED – we’ll let you know when the results are in Bags of Help Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme where the money raised from the five pence plastic bag levy in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of community projects across the UK. The nature reserve at Swanmore Meadows, […]

Pollen-themed arts trail being installed at Pan Country Park

A new arts trail is being created at Pan Country Park; the ‘Pollen Trail’ is funded by cash made available as part of the planning conditions for the new houses built at Pan/Bluebell Meadows near Newport. Pan Country Park is managed by Gift to Nature on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council.