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Red Squirrel in the snow © Paul Williams

We protect Dorset's wildlife and wild places

Together with our 27,000 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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A female spiny seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus) shelters is a meadow of common eelgrass (Zostera marina). Photographed in summer (August) in Studland Bay, Dorset, England. British Isles. English Channel. - Alexander Mustard/2020VISION

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Woodland (veteran trees) in Dorset © Ross Hoddinott/2020VISION


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Beavers are back in Dorset

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Bee © Josh Kubale


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The Wildlife Trusts are calling for at least 30% of our land and sea to be connected and protected for nature’s recovery by 2030.

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Have you seen a jackdaw?

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

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Jackdaw - Neil Aldridge

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

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