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Saturday 26 July 2014 - Sunday 10 August 2014

Learn about the marine giants that can be found along our coast

Saturday 2 August 2014 - Sunday 3 August 2014

Seasearch is a volunteer underwater survey project for recreational divers

Celebrate Marine Week, with beach activities, crafts, wildlife trail, competitions & more

Saturday 2 August 2014

Find out more about the fascinating world of moths as we open our local moth trap at the Chesil Beach Centre

Sunday 3 August 2014

An open fundraising walk promoted by Rotary Club of Poole Bay, register and simply choose to walk for Dorset Wildlife Trust. Find out more by clicking the link above.

Come & help us clean one of Dorset’s most spectacular beaches

Join Jez Martin, Nature Conservation Officer at the Borough of Poole, to find out about this internationally important site.

Tuesday 5 August 2014

Experience wildlife like never before

In the height of summer, it’s time for a scavenger hunt to see what the reserve can offer up! A Summer Holiday Kingcombe Kids Club event.

Join us for practical conservation work.

Come and see if we can find any butterflies on the beach!

Wednesday 6 August 2014

Have-a-go marine art & craft activities for children

Bat walk led by Nick Tomlinson (bat expert)

Thursday 7 August 2014

Experience wildlife like never before

Join the regular volunteering group in West Dorset.

Join us for Kingcombe’s first forest school summer programme.

Discover the wildlife of Knoll Gardens, from moths to mammals, bugs to birds

Join Jan Freeborn from Dorset Bat Group to discover the bats of Knoll Gardens. A joint Knoll Gardens Foundation (KGF) and DWT event, part of The Great Heath Living Landscape.

Friday 8 August 2014

 Learn how to catch & care for crabs

Saturday 9 August 2014 - Sunday 10 August 2014

Seasearch is a volunteer underwater survey project for recreational divers

Sunday 10 August 2014

Bird Ringing Demonstration at Lytchett Bay, one of the new nature reserves in The Great Heath Living Landscape project..

See anemones, sea squirts, crabs & much more

Join us at the best rockpooling site in Dorset

Tuesday 12 August 2014

Experience wildlife like never before

Come and join us as we discover the bustling freshwater life in the River Hooke, from the tiniest shrimps to the larger Bull head fish, you never know what you may find on a morning’s dip! Wellies essential! This is a Kingcombe Kids Club event.

Join us for practical conservation work.

Seasearch-Friendly Evening Dive on 'Peveril Myth'

Thursday 14 August 2014

Experience wildlife like never before

Join us for survey work at 10.00 (with optional moth trap at 9.00).

Join us for Kingcombe’s first forest school summer programme.

 Spy anemones, sea squirts , crabs, seaweeds, & much more

Saturday 16 August 2014

Join us at beautiful Knoll Gardens, nr Wimborne (owned by Neil Lucas, ten times Gold Medal winner at Chelsea Flower Show) for a day of wildlife-related activities centred firmly around the importance and fascination of our wonderful bees.

Sunday 17 August 2014

Habitat management on a DWT nature reserve near you.

Monday 18 August 2014

Discover and learn about The Great Heath at The Heatherlands Centre, Ferndown.

Tuesday 19 August 2014

Experience wildlife like never before

We’ll be exploring the sights and sounds that are conjured up on a hot day in our special meadows. This is a Kingcombe Kids Club event.

Join us for practical conservation work.

Wednesday 20 August 2014

 Join us at the carnival

Learn the art of Spoon Carving with DWT’s Coppice Apprentice Fiona De Wert

Thursday 21 August 2014

Celebrate Marine Week, experience wildlife like never before

Join the regular volunteering group in West Dorset.

Join us for Kingcombe's first Forest School summer programme.

A walk around Sopley Common looking for heathland wildlife

Friday 22 August 2014

Scavenger hunting along Chesil Beach

Sunday 24 August 2014

Morning butterfly walk, led by Jon Bellamy

Monday 25 August 2014

Discover the secrets of Chesil Bank & the Fleet Lagoon

Tuesday 26 August 2014

Experience wildlife like never before

Habitat management on a DWT nature reserve near you.  

Get crafty and make as many items as you can, using the rushes from the reserve, boats to float on the pond, birds to swoosh through the air, the possibilities are endless! This is a Kingcombe Kids Club event.

Join us for practical conservation work.

Wednesday 27 August 2014

Exploring the butterflies & other wildlife of Fontmell Down

Search for signs of creatures from the deep along the seashore.

Join us at the best rockpooling site in Dorset

Thursday 28 August 2014

Experience wildlife like never before

Join us for Kingcombe’s first forest school summer programme.

An afternoon walk at Hartland Moor

Friday 29 August 2014

Explore the amazing underwater world of the Fleet Lagoon

Saturday 30 August 2014

Learn the art of Spoon Carving with DWT’s Coppice Apprentice Fiona De Wert

Sunday 31 August 2014

Seasearch is a volunteer underwater survey project for recreational divers

Wildlife survey at 10.00 (with optional moth trap at 9.00), Upton Heath

Tuesday 2 September 2014

Join us for practical conservation work.

A ‘short gentle’ walk around Chesil Bank & the Fleet Lagoon to discover its secrets.

Thursday 4 September 2014

Join the regular volunteering group in West Dorset.

A talk for those people who were not aware that the Chesil Beach Centre is the epicentre of our Maritime Heritage.

Saturday 6 September 2014

The Conservation Centre at Lorton is open for visitors.

Join us to search for shark & ray eggcases along Chesil Beach.

Join us for a guided walkk through the meadows on the look out for insects.

Sunday 7 September 2014

Lend a hand with practical conservation work at the Sopley Common Reserve. 

Discover Baiters Seashore Wildlife

Tuesday 9 September 2014

Join us for practical conservation work.

Habitat management on a DWT nature reserve near you.

Wednesday 10 September 2014

Join us for a day of practical work on site at Lorton Meadows.

Thursday 11 September 2014

Join us for survey/practical conservation work (with an optional moth trap at 9.00).

Join our guide to discover the secrets of Chesil Bank & the Fleet Lagoon.

Join a seashore survey for Welly Zone volunteers.

Saturday 13 September 2014

Explore the new nature reserve at Lytchett Bay, part of The Great Heath Living Landscape. This event is led by Dorset Wildlife Trust and Amphibian and Reptile Conservation.

Join in on a Cetacean and Seabird surveyor course.

Attend the Beautiful Burial Ground Conference at Durweston Village Hall and find out more about how to preserve wildlife in your local churchyard.

Discover the birds of Britain's favourite nature reserve with Dorset Wildlife Trust.

Sunday 14 September 2014

Join the regular volunteering group on Brownsea Island.

Tuesday 16 September 2014

Join us for practical conservation work.

A talk by Mark Constantine (Sound Approach Publications).

Wednesday 17 September 2014

Join us for a guided walk around a disused quarry that nature has reclaimed.

A talk by Paul Sturgess.

Thursday 18 September 2014

Join us for practical conservation work

Join the regular volunteering group in West Dorset.

An illustrated talk by Peter Thompson, Biodiversity Advisor to the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust.

Friday 19 September 2014

Saturday 20 September 2014 - Sunday 21 September 2014

This is a Seasearch Event.

Saturday 20 September 2014

The Conservation Centre is open for visitors.

Discover the special wildlife of Dunyeats Hill, part of The Great Heath Living Landscape, with Dorset Wildlife Trust and Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (ARC).

Join us for wildlife activities and crafts at our Wild About Wimborne event on the Minster Green, Wimborne

Sunday 21 September 2014

Working on a DWT nature reserve near you.

Come along and help with our autumn beach clean at Worbarrow Bay.

Pick your favourite British marine animal & turn it into a giant sand sculpture.

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Join us for practical conservation work.

Habitat management on a DWT nature reserve near you.  

Wednesday 24 September 2014

Join us for a day of practical work on site at Lorton Meadows Nature Reserve, to restore the habitats important for local Wildlife, with the Community Conservation Officer.

Working on a DWT nature reserve near you.

Thursday 25 September 2014

Join us for practical conservation work.

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