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

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Boardwalk on Brownsea Island © Nicki Tutton 

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Little Egret by Margaret Holland

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