News

  • Stop the invasion

    Wednesday 18th April, 2018

    MWT's Lara Howe & Tony Glen from the SPMCE

    Manx Wildlife Trust (MWT) and Department of Environment Food and Agriculture (DEFA) held a presentation at Douglas Bay Yacht Club on Tuesday 27th March 2018 on aquatic invasive species. Dr Jan Gledhill, of DEFA, provided information on freshwater species followed by Dr Lara Howe, MWT, on marine species.

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  • Help needed for Hedgehog Surveys

    Wednesday 11th April, 2018

    Hedgehog © Gillian Day

    Manx Wildlife Trust is interested in the population numbers of hedgehogs on the Island and are looking for citizen scientists to help record their numbers.

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  • Ecologically produced willow and wattle for sale

    Monday 12th March, 2018

    Sustainably sourced willow and wattle for sale, with proceeds funding further wildlife conservation.

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  • Wave Goodbye to Plastic

    Monday 12th March, 2018

    Plastic waste on the beach

    It's time to end the plastic problem in the Isle of Man. Today we are launching our Wave Goodbye to Plastic campaign and we need your help. All you have to do is give up one item of single use plastic from daily life and tell us about it on social media using #ManxPlasticPledge

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  • Southern Supporter Group Volunteers Needed

    Thursday 15th February, 2018

    Scarlett Visitor Centre

    We are always on the look out for new volunteers. As well as the usual need for volunteers to join the shop team or out on the reserves we are currently looking for people to help at our Scarlett Visitor Centre and someone to mow the grass at our Ballachurry Wetland Reserve.

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  • We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Volunteer Warden on the Calf of Man

    Thursday 15th February, 2018

    The Calf of Man

    This is an exciting opportunity for someone with nature conservation or land management knowledge looking to further their career prospects.

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  • How important is the Calf of Man for birds internationally?

    Thursday 15th February, 2018

    Dummy Puffins on the Calf of Man

    Many people may not realise just how vital the Calf of Man is as both a breeding area and a stop off point for birds moving between the northern and southern hemispheres.

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  • MWT response to consultation on the Manx planning system

    Monday 15th January, 2018

    Isle of Man from space

    We have just submitted our response to a far reaching and complex consultation on the Manx planning system. While the statement from the Government mentions the environment, it is sadly lacking from the 55 questions involved.

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  • Nollick ghennal as blein vie noa

    Monday 25th December, 2017

    Happy Christmas and Good New Year!!

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  • Heavy losses of seal pups on the Calf of Man

    Friday 20th October, 2017

    Grey seal pup

    48% suspected loss of seal pups on the Calf of Man after Ophelia hit earlier this week.

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