2012 News Archive and Older
A fire on Upton Heath yesterday damaged a hectare of one of the rarest habitats in Britain, just as the bird and reptile breeding season is getting underway.
|| Wednesday 21st March 2012|
It’s time to wake up for a wild Easter with Dorset Wildlife Trust, from wild Easter activities to sending a wild Easter gift
Dorset’s Powerstock Common is one of the top spots to see woodland butterflies, according to a new national guide published this month.
The new Chesil Beach Centre will be the place to see, touch and taste the riches of Dorset’s natural heritage, says Dorset Wildlife Trust. Dorset’s largest nature conservation charity has announced its partnership with top Dorset chef Mat Follas for the new Centre, opening this summer, complete with education room, information centre and café.
With daffodils blooming, sheep lambing and the nesting birds singing, spring is here at last! Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Kingcombe Centre is celebrating this reawakening with its Bring in the Spring event on the 21st April.
When you think of spring, you might think of daffodils, butterflies and blossom, but what about mermaids’ purses, seashells and sand?
Wildlife charities with a combined membership of over a quarter of a million people in the south west have today called on the Chancellor, George Osborne MP, to put the region’s rich and iconic nature at the heart of economic development in the run up to what could be one of the most important budgets for the environment in decades.
Weymouth’s Lorton Meadows nature reserve has become a safe haven for even more wildlife, with news that Dorset Wildlife Trust has been able to acquire an extra 14 hectares.
As the temperatures begin to rise, and the spring flowers start to bloom, why not thaw yourself out from the winter chill by stretching your limbs and taking on Dorset Wildlife Trust’s 42toDo challenge?
As the weather gets warmer, you may fancy something lighter for dinner with a hand full of fresh greens or new potatoes.