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Thursday 11 February 2016

Meet at the Urban Wildlife Centre, Beacon Hill Lane, Corfe Mullen at 9.45 for practical conservation tasks.

Join us for practical conservation work. Booking is essential. Please book a place by the morning of Wednesday 10th of February.

Friday 12 February 2016

Come and join us for scrub management at Withies Croft/Kingbarrow Quarry

Saturday 13 February 2016

Poole Harbour bird cruise showcasing the second largest harbour in the world - Poole Harbour

Sunday 14 February 2016

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

Come and join us for some winter practical management tasks including scrub clearance & hedgelaying.

Come to the Chesil Beach Centre this Valentine’s weekend & make gifts for the wildlife in your garden to show how much you love them! All ages welcome.

Monday 15 February 2016

a talk by Claire Young, BTO Regional rep for Dorset.

Tuesday 16 February 2016

Join Dorset Wildlife Trust for fun crafts & activities in Delph Woods!  We’ll be playing Forest School woodland games & making crafts to take home.

Come and join us for some winter practical management tasks including scrub clearance & hedgelaying.

Poole Harbour bird cruise showcasing the second largest harbour in the world - Poole Harbour

Can you solve the mystery of the missing pancakes?  Use your skills to investigate the crime scene, looking at animal tracks & signs.  If you help us find the missing pancakes you will be rewarded with some of your own!  This is an activity inside & around the Centre.

Wednesday 17 February 2016

Working on a DWT nature reserve near you.

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

an illustrated talk by Emma Rance (DWT Marine Conservation Officer).

A talk by Brigit Strawbridge.

Thursday 18 February 2016

Meet at the Urban Wildlife Centre, Beacon Hill Lane, Corfe Mullen at 9.45 for practical conservation tasks.

Join us for practical conservation work. Booking is essential. Please book a place by the morning of Wednesday 17th of February.

Join the regular volunteering group in West Dorset.

Explore the woods, meadows & ponds of Lorton Meadows Nature Reserve, then create your own mini version to take home, plus games & more.

an illustrated talk by Mike Read

Friday 19 February 2016

A new digital widescreen presentation by renowned Wildlife Photographer, Colin Varndell.  

Come and join us for scrub management at Withies Croft/Kingbarrow Quarry

Discover the creatures of wild Withy Woods, make boggarts for the trees & wood elf puppets to take home, plus games & more.  

a talk by Stuart Clarke, Conservation & Countryside Manager at Hengistbury. 

Saturday 20 February 2016

Walk along Chesil Beach, hunting for rare pink sea fans, shark eggcases & other treasures blown in from the Atlantic during the winter storms.  

Sunday 21 February 2016

Working on a DWT nature reserve near you.

Tuesday 23 February 2016

Walk your way through the Living Landscape of The Great Heath with this guided walk from Upton Heath to the shores of Poole Harbour.

Wednesday 24 February 2016

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

Lorton Meadows Volunteering Conservation Tasks 

Thursday 25 February 2016

Meet at the Urban Wildlife Centre, Beacon Hill Lane, Corfe Mullen at 9.45 for practical conservation tasks.

Join us for practical conservation work. Booking is essential. Please book a place by the morning of Wednesday 24th of February.

a talk by Steve Davis about his concept of posting an image a day for a whole year.  

Friday 26 February 2016

Come and join us for scrub management at Withies Croft/Kingbarrow Quarry

Sunday 28 February 2016

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

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

Tuesday 1 March 2016

Come and join us for some winter practical management tasks including scrub clearance & hedgelaying.

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Working on a DWT nature reserve near you.

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

Thursday 3 March 2016

Meet at the Urban Wildlife Centre, Beacon Hill Lane, Corfe Mullen at 9.45 for practical conservation tasks.

Join the regular volunteering group in West Dorset.

Join us for practical conservation work. Booking is essential. Please book a place by the morning of Wednesday 2nd of March.

Friday 4 March 2016

an illustrated talk by Dorset photographer, Paul Sturgess.  

Saturday 5 March 2016 - Sunday 27 March 2016

Lots of great deals on our large range of garden bird food & feeding items.

Saturday 5 March 2016

The Centre is open for visitors, come along for a walk around the reserve, follow a self-guided trail, drop in for a hot drink, watch the birds on screen, & peruse our selection of wildlife books & ID guides.  Help us make some bird boxes to put up on the reserve & to take home (£5/box to cover cost of materials).  

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

Sunday 6 March 2016

Looking to buy some new binoculars or a telescope?  Rob Laughton from Opticron will also be on hand to give expert advice on optics. 

Lend a hand with practical conservation work at Parley Common.

A guided walk looking at the gulls, wading birds & geese along Chesil Beach & the Fleet with local naturalist Sean Foote.  

Tuesday 8 March 2016

Habitat management on a DWT nature reserve near you.

Come and join us for some winter practical management tasks including scrub clearance & hedgelaying.

a presentation by Peter Eeles, who will take the audience through a personal journey of his interest in butterflies.

Wednesday 9 March 2016

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

Lorton Meadows Volunteering Conservation Tasks 

Thursday 10 March 2016

Meet at the Urban Wildlife Centre, Beacon Hill Lane, Corfe Mullen at 9.45 for practical conservation tasks.

Join us for practical conservation work. Booking is essential. Please book a place by the morning of Wednesday 9th of March.

Saturday 12 March 2016

A fascinating walk with a guide from Lyme Bay Museum

Sunday 13 March 2016

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

Come and join us for some winter practical management tasks including scrub clearance & hedgelaying.

Monday 14 March 2016

an illustrated talk by Joy Fildes & Ken Dolbear.

Tuesday 15 March 2016

Come and join us for some winter practical management tasks including scrub clearance & hedgelaying.

Wednesday 16 March 2016

Working on a DWT nature reserve near you.

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

an illustrated talk by Mike Read (professional wildlife photographer, tour guide & author).

a talk by Nigel Spring from Butterfly Conservation.

Thursday 17 March 2016

Meet at the Urban Wildlife Centre, Beacon Hill Lane, Corfe Mullen at 9.45 for practical conservation tasks.

Join the regular volunteering group in West Dorset.

Join us for practical conservation work. Booking is essential. Please book a place by the morning of Wednesday 16th of March.

an illustrated talk by Andrew Brown, County Recorder for Dorset.

Friday 18 March 2016

A talk by Sarah Levett, 7.30 pm, Quarterjack Suite, Allendale Community Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne.

Sunday 20 March 2016

Working on a DWT nature reserve near you.

Monday 21 March 2016

A talk by Gill & Allan Reese. 

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Habitat management on a DWT nature reserve near you.

Come and join us for some winter practical management tasks including scrub clearance & hedgelaying.

Discover the birds of the Dorset Wildlife Trust Brownsea Island Nature Reserve in spring BOOKING ESSENTIAL. 

Wednesday 23 March 2016

Lorton Meadows Volunteering Conservation Tasks 

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

Thursday 24 March 2016

Meet at the Urban Wildlife Centre, Beacon Hill Lane, Corfe Mullen at 9.45 for practical conservation tasks.

Join us for practical conservation work. Booking is essential. Please book a place by the morning of Wednesday 23rd of March.

Friday 25 March 2016 - Monday 28 March 2016

Become an amazing eggsplorer for the day at Lorton Meadows!  Collect a trail guide from the Conservation Centre & hunt for clues around the reserve to find clues about the local wildlife & solve a mystery.  Don’t forget to return to the Centre to claim your edible prize!  Why not make a day of it & enjoy a picnic too.

Friday 25 March 2016

Find out what a mermaid keeps in her purse! Help search for shark & ray eggcases, & maybe find some of the chocolate variety.

What does a mermaid keep in her purse? Find out as we hunt for empty eggcases to win a chocolate egg reward at Kimmeridge.

Saturday 26 March 2016

A self-guided trail, egg hunts & wildlife quizzes.

Sunday 27 March 2016

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

Monday 28 March 2016

Can you solve the mystery of the missing eggs?  Use your skills to investigate the crime scene, looking at animal tracks & signs.  Help us find the missing eggs & you will be rewarded with some of your own!

Tuesday 29 March 2016

Come and join us for some winter practical management tasks including scrub clearance & hedgelaying.

Wednesday 30 March 2016

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

Walk along Chesil Beach, hunting for rare pink sea fans, shark eggcases & other treasures blown in from the Atlantic. 

Celebrating the wonderful micro-world of plankton with exhibition, kid’s quizzes, fun facts and have-a-go marine art & craft activities for children.

Thursday 31 March 2016

Meet at the Urban Wildlife Centre, Beacon Hill Lane, Corfe Mullen at 9.45 for practical conservation tasks.

Join the regular volunteering group in West Dorset.

Join us for practical conservation work. Booking is essential. Please book a place by the morning of Wednesday 30th of March.

An illustrated talk by Steve Etches who has been collecting fossils from the Kimmeridge Clay for 40 years. 

Friday 1 April 2016

An illustrated talk by Bruce Upton, Bridport Museum. 

Saturday 2 April 2016

Join us for a guided spring time walk around the wonderful Lorton meadows reserve.

Sunday 3 April 2016

Lend a hand with practical conservation work at Sopley Common.

We are looking for seashore superheroes! Learn how to protect local wildlife by completing a series of challenges to earn the right to make your own seashore superhero mask.

Monday 4 April 2016

Get slimy with seaweed! Did you know that you put seaweed in your mouth every day?  Learn fascinating facts, how to identify seaweeds & have fun pressing them.

Tuesday 5 April 2016

Join us for this Forest School taster session at Upton Country Park. Enjoy fun filled games & craft activities in a woodland environment.

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