Latest Marine News
Find out what marine wildlife has been spotted recently.
Just some of the marine wildlife to look out for in October.
To boost local marine conservation work, Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) will be launching its new Seahorse Adoption scheme at the 2016 County Show on 3rd and 4th September 2016.
Residents and visitors of Poole and surrounding areas are invited to come and celebrate everything that’s wild about the local environment, with The Great Heath’s roadshow-style event, Wild About Poole, on Saturday 23rd July 2016.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has launched a new initiative to improve the protection of Dorset’s marine wildlife, following concerns that that in recent decades our seas have seen rapid and dramatic declines in marine habitats and wildlife.
Early summer is a busy time for nest building and egg laying in the shallow waters along the coast. It is also when seaweeds are at their most colourful. Here are a few things to look out for this month.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is asking members of the public to report sightings of any turtles washed up on Dorset beaches as a matter of urgency following the discovery of four turtles in just nine days, including the rare Kemp’s Ridley Turtle.
Hundreds of ‘By-the-wind sailor’s’ (Velella velella) have washed up on beaches on the South Coast, following the prolonged and strong on-shore winds from storm Desmond.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is looking for new volunteers to join a keen group of warden volunteers at the Fine Foundation Marine Centre at Kimmeridge in Dorset.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) was saddened to see a critically endangered porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus) landed on Chesil Beach last weekend by a local fisherman. The 2 metre shark, a mature female, was accidently caught in a trammel net 300 yards off Chesil Cove.