Clive Chatters, well-known local naturalist and author, explores the stupendous flora and fauna of the two counties. As well as looking back over 50 years of nature conservation by the Trust, he also looks forward to the challenges of the future and how our wildlife may be affected by our changing environment.
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust strives to create a better future for wildlife and wild places in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. It is the leading wildlife charity in the two counties, with the support of its members. The Trust is part of a nationwide network of 47 local Wildlife Trusts. Across the two counties, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is taking effective action to protect our natural heritage, helping it to flourish again.
Clive Chatters has worked for Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust for more than twenty years and is widely respected for the breadth and depth of his knowledge of natural history and conservation. He has lived in the New Forest since 1985 and is a Secretary of State appointee on the New Forest National Park Authority. He writes on nature conservation issues and conservation land management, and has had many articles published in specialist magazines and journals. He enjoys joining others in discovering wildness in nature.