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Latest News

Hope by Dr Peter Duncan

MNH talk series: 'Hope' for the Future: putting a whale at the heart of the Natural History Museum

By Laura McCoy, Natural History Curator, Manx National Heritage

On the 8th September Richard Sabin of the Natural History Museum, London, delivered a talk on Hope, the blue whale skeleton that has taken centre stage in the Hintze Hall at the Museum.

Fulmar by Neil Morris

Isle of Man seabird census 2017-2018

By Neil G Morris, Managing Director of Manx Birdlife

Nestling in the Irish Sea, the Isle of Man boasts a beautiful and varied coastline.


Three Pieces of Plastic campaign ends with beach cleans

By Richard MacNee

We think the best things come in threes. So it made sense for three organisations all interested in removing plastic from our Island to get together for an initiative during September.

Latest Events

12 May 2018

Wave Goodbye to Plastics craft workshops

In the morning, (10.30am) children will make bird feeders and use up waste plastic in creative ways for wildlife. In the afternoon (1.30pm), adults will learn to ditch plastic by making beeswax wraps, microplastic-free cosmetics and air fresheners.

09 May 2018

UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man in a Changing World

What does it mean to be a small Island Biosphere Reserve in the context of climate change, environmental degradation and a world in flux?

27 April 2018

Public lecture by Simon King: Nature Watch

Simon’s talk is richly illustrated by his photographs and films. You will learn how to bridge the gap between the wild world and your own. Simon shares his unique, first- hand knowledge on animal tracks and signs, mimicry and observation skills, peppered with stories of wild encounters from the UK and beyond. There will be a Q&A session at the end of his talk.

27/04/18 at Manx Museum Lecture Theatre, Douglas from 6:30 PM

Cost - £10

Follow the link to book : www.manxnationalheritage.im/whats-on/detail/nature-watch-public-lecture-simon-king2