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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.

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).

Saturday 20 September 2014 - Sunday 28 September 2014

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens are offering visitors the chance to celebrate the natural world with its Natural Collection Exhibition.

Saturday 20 September 2014

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.

An afternoon walk enjoying the delights of Studland Bay.

A talk by Anne Collier, author of 'The History of Weymouth and its Neighbours'.

Sunday 28 September 2014

Join a Lyme Bay survey dive.

Join the regular volunteering group on Brownsea Island.

Join the Urban team of the Dorset Wildlife Trust on a regular work party on DWT Upton Heath.

Tuesday 30 September 2014

Join us for practical conservation work.

Wednesday 1 October 2014

Join a volunteering party doing a variety of practical conservation work.

Thursday 2 October 2014

Join in with practical conservation work.

Join the regular volunteering group in West Dorset.

Friday 3 October 2014

An illustrated talk by Tim Stephens.

Saturday 4 October 2014

The Wildlife Centre is open for visitors.

Join a volunteering party doing practical conservation work at Sovell Down.

Discover the sights, sounds & smells of Lorton Meadows as Autumn draws in, on a guided walk with the Community Conservation Officer. 

Sunday 5 October 2014

Lend a hand with practical conservation work at Parley Common.

Tuesday 7 October 2014

Join us for practical conservation work.

Wednesday 8 October 2014

Join in with practical conservation work on a variety of habitats.

Join us for a day of practical work on site, to restore the habitats important for local wildlife, with the Community Conservation Officer. 

Working on a DWT nature reserve near you.

Thursday 9 October 2014

Join a volunteering group doing practical conservation work on a variety of habitats.

An hour with author Maureen Attwooll and she discusses her latest work, all about Dorset shipwrecks.

Saturday 11 October 2014 - Sunday 12 October 2014

Join a survey dive off Lyme Bay.

Saturday 11 October 2014

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

Sunday 12 October 2014

Join the regular volunteering group on Brownsea Island on alternate Sundays throughout the year.

3½-acre garden, created since 1960 by the late Jo Earle for yr-round interest.

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

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

Tuesday 14 October 2014

Habitat management on a DWT nature reserve near you.

Join us for practical conservation work - scrub clearance and hedge laying.

Discover the secret lives of some elusive wildlife species at a presentation by Sarah Levett from Biotrack

Wild Africa Live, a presentation by Alex Wills

A talk by Neil Gartshore of Calluna Books on Birdwatching in Japan.

Wednesday 15 October 2014

Join a volunteering party doing a variety of practical conservation work.

A talk by Imogen Davenport, DWT’s Director of Conservation.

An illustrated talk by Bryan Pinchen.

Thursday 16 October 2014

Join the regular volunteering group in West Dorset.

Join us for practical conservation work. 

Join us for our annual look for fungi in the woods at Arne.

An illustrated talk by Mike Read on Barn Owls. 

Friday 17 October 2014

A talk by John Lewis about Christchurch and the nearby New Forest.

Saturday 18 October 2014

Discover the traditional practice of apple juice & cider making, by helping chop, crush & squeeze local apples, with the Weymouth Transition Town Group.

Sunday 19 October 2014

Working on a DWT nature reserve near you.

Tuesday 21 October 2014

Join us for practical conservation work - scrub clearance and hedge laying.

Wednesday 22 October 2014

Working on a DWT nature reserve near you.

Join a volunteering party carrying out a variety of practical conservation work.

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