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
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!
How to make your garden a chemical-free zone
Go chemical-free in your garden to help wildlife, make a safer environment for people and pets, and save money!
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 bog garden
Instead of draining, make the waterlogged or boggy bits of garden work for nature, and provide a valuable habitat.
How to attract bumblebees to your garden
Bumble bees are important pollinating insects, but they are under threat. You can help them in your garden by planting bumble bee-…
Plant flowers for bees and pollinators
Set up a ‘nectar café’ by planting flowers for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies
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 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…