Help us by taking the Pollinator Pledge!
Our President Dr George McGavin joined us at the Prince of Wales First School in Dorchester to launch our biggest ever campaign: Get Dorset Buzzing. You can read all about it here.
We want everyone to take the pledge to help pollinators in their garden, thousands have already signed up, and you can too by clicking here.
Other ways you can help Get Dorset Buzzing
If you've signed up to Get Dorset Buzzing here's a few other ways you can help wildlife in your garden...
More ways to record your garden wildlife
Take action to 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!
How to build a nesting box for birds
With natural nesting sites in decline, putting a nestbox in your garden can make all the difference to your local birds.
How to use less plastic
Plastic waste and its damaging effect on our natural world has been big news recently. Here's what you can you do about it.
Smart souvenir shopping
Bringing a piece of your holiday home is a great way of keeping the memories alive – just make sure it’s wildlife-friendly!