Apply for grant to help preserve nature

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INDIVIDUALS and groups interested in the study of natural history can apply for a grant of £500.

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust has established a fund to promote and recognise the work of amateur naturalists.

Applicants are advised to give details on how the grant will support their proposed work.

Applications must be submitted by August 31, and those selected for funding will be told at the trust’s Annual General Meeting, which takes place on October 19. To find out more, or to apply for the grant, visit