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Join us this January with Half Price membership from just £1.75 per month. 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.
Portland butterflies put forward for Tesco Bags of Help scheme
Saving butterflies on Portland has been put forward for the Tesco Bags of Help scheme and could be awarded up to £2,000 of funding -…
Dead dolphins & porpoises washed up on Dorset beaches
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has been made aware of reports that a number of dead dolphins and porpoises have been washed up on Dorset’s…
New website launched by conservationists & fishers about the benefits of Marine Protected Areas in Dorset
A new website about Marine Protected Areas (MPA’s) has been launched this week to highlight the important marine wildlife of Dorset. It…
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…
Getting Back to Nature Seasonal Rambles: Powerstock Common
Join us for a traditional nature ramble on Powerstock Common.
More wildlife to look out for this winter
Latest blog posts
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…
Who's moving into your garden this winter?
October has arrived and while we feel the chill of Autumn and the inky night skies drawing in, leaves are ready to burst into warm,…
Autumn has arrived at Brownsea
Now October has arrived, the island is looking ever more autumnal. Fungi is starting to appear on rotten logs and dead trees all over…
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