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 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 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 build a pond
A wildlife pond is one of the single best features for attracting new wildlife to the garden.
How to attract butterflies to your garden
Provide food for caterpillars and choose nectar-rich plants for butterflies and you’ll have a colourful, fluttering display in your…
How to create a container garden for wildlife
Introduce more wildlife features into a small space using pots and containers
How to make a Christmas wreath for birds
With food, water and shelter scarce over the winter months, give your garden birds a treat with an edible Christmas wreath.
How to have an eco-Christmas
Whether you celebrate a big family Christmas, or you just give out a few cards to your friends and neighbours to wish them a happy time…
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.
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!