We protect Dorset's wildlife and wild places
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.
We need a Nature Recovery Network now
We need a #WilderFuture to allow nature to recover. Sir David Attenborough explains what a Nature Recover Network is and why it's so vital.
Dorset Wildlife Trust urges visitors to follow advice on using nature reserves during Covid-19 lockdown
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is advising anyone planning to visit one of its 42 nature reserves in Dorset to adhere to the government…
Dorset Wildlife Trust update on Covid-19
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) update on using nature reserves, cancelled events and activities and our #dorsetwildlifewindow campaign to…
UK’s first ‘super’ National Nature Reserve created on Purbeck Heaths
• Seven landowners join forces to create largest lowland heath National Nature Reserve – National Trust, Natural England, RSPB, Forestry…
Help to secure Brownsea Island's future
Getting Back to Nature Seasonal Rambles: Kingcombe Meadows
Join us for a traditional nature ramble at Kingcombe Meadows, followed by lunch at the Kingcombe Centre.
The Kingcombe Centre: Deer at Dawn
Join us for an early morning walk to witness the autumn deer rut on Powerstock Common, before a full breakfast back at the Centre. Led…
Islands of Hope
An illustrated talk about conservation initiatives in Antarctica and the Galapagos
More wildlife to look out for this winter
Latest blog posts
Weathering storms Ciara and Dennis on Brownsea Island
Life on Brownsea Island has been quite hectic recently due to Storm’s Ciara and Dennis. We take a look around the island at the damage…
Natural solutions to the climate crisis
Will Parsons, The Wildlife Trusts’ public affairs officer, reveals the role natural habitats play in tackling the climate crisis.
Intent to act for nature’s recovery needs to be upfront in the Queen’s Speech
The Wildlife Trusts have long called for ambitious new laws that aim to turn this around and put nature into recovery, and we hope the…
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