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Act now, and make a donation to help Dorset's wildlife and wild places recover.

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We protect Dorset's wildlife and wild places

Together with our 25,000 members, our volunteers and supporters, we are Dorset's largest nature conservation charity. We work to champion wildlife and natural places on our 42 nature reserves and through our work with others.

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When did you last see a hedgehog?

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Brown Hare Lepus europaeus in Ox-eye Daisies © David Tipling/2020VISION

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Action for Insects

Our insects are in decline 

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Beautiful demoiselle (Calopteryx virgo), River Char, Charmouth, Dorset, England, UK © Guy Edwardes/2020VISION

From Adopting to Exploring

Online adoptions just £15

Adopt a red squirrel or seahorse today

Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) at woodland pool © Mark Hamblin/2020VISION

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Boardwalk on Brownsea Island © Nicki Tutton 

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Have you seen a leopard slug?

Find out more about this amazing species and let us know if you've seen one.

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Leopard Slug © Mitch Perkins

Spotted something interesting?

Discover more about Dorset's amazing wildlife and wild places with our A-Z guide

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