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Peacock butterfly on Teasel © Jane Adams

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Together with our 28,000 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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Peacock butterfly on Bluebells © Jane Adams

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Barn Owl at Lorton Meadows © Paul Williams 

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Hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) © Terry Whittaker/2020VISION

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Red Soldier Beetle © John Bridges

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