Following months of campaigning by Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) and over 10,500 letters sent to the Secretary of State, the development of a large solar station on the SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) Rampisham Down in west Dorset, has been ‘called in’ by the Department of Communities and Local Government.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is launching a new conservation project to help declining wildflowers in the county. The wildlife conservation charity is aiming to raise £20,000 to ensure this vital work can go ahead.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has awarded a homeless shelter, Michael House in Bournemouth, a wildlife friendly gardening plaque in recognition of the wildlife friendly features the residents have added in the gardens of the hostel.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) and Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (ARC) are asking members of the public not to lift up ‘tin’s found on nature reserves. Legally protected reptiles use these for shelter, and disturbing protected species could result in breaking the law.
After last year’s success, Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has added additional dates to the ocean cruises event, to allow even more people the opportunity to see wildlife up-close from the ‘Purbeck Princess.’
A conservation project that supports rivers and wetlands in Dorset has received a grant from Wessex Water’s biodiversity funding programme.
Dorset Wildlife Trust’s (DWT) President, Tony Bates, has been awarded an MBE for services to conservation and wildlife in Dorset in the Queen’s Birthday honours, which were announced today.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is celebrating the return of the nesting kestrel webcam, which was struck by tragedy earlier in the year following the death of the female kestrel. DWT is delighted to announce that a new female kestrel has paired up with the male.
As part of an exciting new challenge to get people out into nature where they live, Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) and the Wildlife Trusts nationally are asking everyone to do something wild, every day, for the month of June.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is delighted to announce the official launch of the Kingcombe Centre’s brand new studio and work space with an exhibition of art and sculpture by local artists, from Saturday 23rd May Monday 25th May 2015.