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 make a bee hotel
Solitary bees are important pollinators and a gardener’s friend. Help them by building a bee hotel for your home or garden and watch…
Watch what you wash away
Some cosmetics, soaps, washing-up liquids and cleaning products can be harmful to wildlife with long-lasting effects.
How to create a mini pond
Even a small pond can be home to an interesting range
of wildlife, including damsel and dragonflies,
frogs and newts.
How to make a coastal garden
Coastal gardening can be a challenge, but with the right plants in the right place, your garden and its wildlife visitors can thrive.…
How to be an eco-friendly pet owner
Caring for a pet is a rewarding experience that doesn't have to cost the earth.
How to make a woodland edge garden for wildlife
Few of us can contemplate having a wood in our back gardens, but just a few metres is enough to establish this mini-habitat!