|| Thursday 3rd September 2015|
It took just five hours for Dorset Wildlife Trust staff and volunteers to identify over 100 wildlife species recently at Wimborne’s Knoll Gardens
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is shocked and deeply saddened to learn the news that there will be a badger cull in Dorset this year, in a misguided attempt to control the spread of the devastating disease bovine tuberculosis (bTB). The conservation charity, with over 25,000 members will not allow badger culling on any of its 44 nature reserves throughout Dorset.
|| Wednesday 19th August 2015|
A seahorse sighting has been made in Studland Bay by a Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) marine awareness officer. The sighting confirms that seahorses are alive, well and breeding in Studland Bay this summer.
|| Thursday 13th August 2015|
Results from a recent moth survey at Dorset Wildlife Trust’s (DWT’s) Kingcombe Centre, have revealed a record number of macro moth species found in the area, including the rare Lappet moth and Splendid Brocade, a species which was new to the UK just 17 years ago.
|| Wednesday 12th August 2015|
An exciting new contemporary crowd-sourced art project by local artist, Angela Fendley, is now on sale at Dorset Wildlife Trust’s (DWT’s) Kingcombe Centre, in west Dorset.
This summer, Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has lots of fun wildlife events to help children get close-up with some of the most interesting wildlife found in Dorset this time of year. Facebook DWT
New Chesil Beach Study reveals 16 year 100,000km journey of rare seabird
After months of judging, Dorset’s most wildlife friendly gardens were announced at Sherborne-based Castle Gardens on Thursday 30 July.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is disappointed to hear that applications have been submitted to Natural England to carry out badger culls in Dorset later this year.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is holding its first ‘art workshop’ at its Urban Wildlife Centre in Corfe Mullen this summer, using inspiration from nearby nature reserve, Upton Heath.