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 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 grow a wild patch
It doesn’t matter what size your space is, there’s always room for wildflowers! Set aside an area of lawn, part of a border, or even a…
Buy local produce
Buy local produce and reduce your food miles to shrink your environmental footprint.
How to make a gravel garden for wildlife
Surfaced spaces needn't exclude wildlife! Gravel can often be the most wildlife-friendly solution for a particular area.
How to cut out palm oil – not trees
Palm Oil is a cheap, efficient form of vegetable oil, but a lot of species-rich tropical habitat is being destroyed to make way for it…
How to make a new build garden for wildlife
Use the blank canvas of your new build garden to make your new home a home for wildlife too!