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 build a bat box
Build your own bat box and give a bat a safe place to roost.
How to conserve water
If we all do our part in conserving precious water supplies, we can make a huge difference for the environment.
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…
How to attract hedgehogs and badgers
Putting out a bit of food can help see mammals like hedgehogs through colder spells.
How to do companion planting
Grow plants that help each other! Maximise your garden for you and for wildlife using this planting technique.