Learn more about Dorset's unique habitats, adopt or find out about our native species or have a wildlife question answered, maybe you'd like to take some actions to help wildlife? Our wildlife pages have what you're looking for.
Other ways you can help wildlife
How to use less plastic
Plastic waste and its damaging effect on our seas and natural world has been big news recently. Here's what you can you do about it…
How to make a log shelter
Log piles are perfect hiding places for insects, providing a convenient buffet for frog, birds, and hedgehogs too!
How to build a bug mansion
Build your own bug mansion and attract a multitude of creepy crawlies to your garden.
How to compost your waste
Instead of sending your green waste to landfill, create your own compost.
How to go peat free in your garden
Our gardens have an important role in the fight against climate change. Help preserve vital peatland by going peat free in your garden…
How to make a hedge for wildlife
Hedges provide important shelter and protection for wildlife, particularly nesting birds and hibernating insects.