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Wildlife to See

Read our monthly lowdown on this month's "must see" wildlife

What to see

Events in Dorset

From Volunteering to days out & talks, we hope you find something to interest you.

Wildlife & Volunteering Events


Our Volunteering Programme Manager, Steve, is bound to have the perfect volunteering activity for you this month!

Volunteering HQ

Recording your Local Wildlife

Help us record the wildlife in Dorset by getting involved in one of our survey projects. Find out more

Wildlife Friendly Garden Scheme

Whether your garden's big or small there's always room for wildlife. Hundreds have already joined our free Scheme. Why not join today? Wildlife Friendly Garden Scheme

Health and Wellbeing

There is increasing evidence that the natural environment supports and improves our health and wellbeing.  The natural world offers many opportunities to encourage and support people to live heathy lives.

Find out about the five steps to wellbeing

Get Out & Explore 

Fun for Kids

Our Wildlife Watch Groups have lots of activities & fun for kids. Find your nearest Wildlife Watch Group

> Seashore Explorer backpacks

Ant Hill Trail

This is a 6 km way-marked walk through the inspiring landscape around West Milton in West Dorset. 
Find out about the Ant Hill Trail 

Nature Reserves

With over 40 nature reserves to explore in Dorset, why not get out and explore?
Find reserves here 

Staying Indoors? 

Watch Our Webcam

Join us as we watch a wildlife webcam. Bound to be interesting viewing!

Read Our Blog

Find out what's been happening at Dorset Wildlife Trust on our blog Wildlife Matters Read it here


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Groups you can join 

Join a Local Group near you!

We have 8 groups spread across Dorset with a full programme of events to enjoy from walks, talks to trips
Find your local group 

Dorset Wildlife Photographic Group

Join and find out more about the group by clicking here 

Come along to an Event

Whether you enjoy walking, talking or getting dirty there's an event for you Browse our Events Guide 


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