Isle of June

Isle of May National Nature Reserve

IOM The newly named island

Wednesday 1st April comments: Today it has been announced that the Island will change its name from its current ‘Isle of May’ to a new name the ‘Isle of June’. Every new decade the Island changes its name and has been on a monthly cycle for almost 200 years. The start of a new decade brings in a new name and with 2020 staring, the island will now be officially called ‘the Isle of June National Nature Reserve’

Isle of June Reserve Manager David Steel commented “we are delighted to be changing to our new name as it will give everyone a boost at this present moment in time and will really put us on the map”. The name change comes into operation with immediate effect and these changes will be noted in many areas. David went on to say “it’s a big job…

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