The Wight Conservation Estate has been personally financed by myself. Advancing years and an increasing inability to be so actively involved in the estate’s management has led me to sell most of our ecologically valuable properties with the result that I can hardly claim the grandiose title “Wight Conservation”. Accordingly, the site will no longer be updated but will remain on the internet because I believe that much of our historic work remains interesting for the wildlife student..
Wight Conservation is important for:
Thank you for your support in the past. I hope you will still be interested in browsing through our pages.
- variety of habitats - Chalk
Grassland, Heathland, Ancient Woodland,
- variety of species including Red Squirrel, Bechstein, Barbastelle, Greater Horseshoe and Grey Long-eared bats, Early Gentian, Dartford Warbler, Night Jar, Great Crested Newt
- habitat restoration
- important fold (herd) of pedigree Highland Cattle
- stunning landscapes views
- archaeological features dating back over 4,500 years
photo by Ian Davidson-Watts