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Leatherback turtle © Mike Lewis

Rare Leatherback turtle sighting near Portland

Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has received a report of a rare leatherback turtle sighting near the Shambles Bank off Portland on Sunday 25th August by local residents Mike Lewis and Keith Moore.

The Chesil Beach Centre from the Fleet Lagoon by Marc Kativu Smith

Wild About Chesil event returns for 2019

Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is delighted to announce that the FREE Wild About Chesil family fun day, which is sponsored by Wessex Water, will be held on Sunday 11th August from 10am – 4pm.

Professor James Lovelock  © Sandy Lovelock

DWT Patron, Professor James Lovelock, turns 100

Professor James Lovelock, is a life member and patron of Dorset Wildlife Trust. Amongst many things, Professor Lovelock is the inventor of the first device to detect CFC’s in the atmosphere,…