How you can contribute species records
If you have any Isle of Wight records, old or new, that you would like to contribute to the recording network in the Isle of Wight, please send your data to the appropriate recording group. Sending to the relevant Isle of Wight County Recorder avoids duplication of records and ensures that all data is validated and consolidated by one organisation. Through data exchange agreements IWLRC’s partner organisations provide IWLRC with regular database updates. For species where no county recorder exists IWLRC is pleased to receive your records, especially for notable species.
Species records must include the following
Wherever possible include:
Several of the recording groups have standard recording forms, and to improve data input efficiency many are now encouraging individuals to enter their data directly onto a database (for further details contact the relevant organisation) Isle of Wight Natural History and Archaeology Society.
Annual Recorders’ Forum
The Annual Recorders' Forum is held in February at Arreton Community Centre, Main Road, Arreton, Isle of Wight PO30 3AD. Please contact IWLRC for further information.