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|| Thursday 20th October 2011|
Whether you are a Haute Cuisine Host or a Can Opening Cook you can join with us on Saturday 12th November for the Dorset Golden Dinner Night to fundraise for Dorset Wildlife Trust.
|| Tuesday 18th October 2011|
Children’s cookery, animal tracking and learning to identify all sorts of wildlife are among the activities on offer at Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Kingcombe Centre for the new season, starting in November.
Sir David Attenborough, Chris Packham, Jane Goodall and Steve Backshall are just some of the names that spring to mind when you think of famous conservationists. This October half term, Dorset Wildlife Trust is giving children the chance to follow in their footsteps and become a wildlife ranger for the day at Lorton Meadows nature reserve.
Among the many visitors to Dorset’s beaches this summer was award-winning artist Esther Tyson, whose unique paintings and underwater drawings are being unveiled at the Society of Wildlife Artists’ annual exhibition in London this month.
The hedgehog, Britain’s only spiny mammal, is an endearing creature and familiar to all, but they are in decline in Britain, and increasingly rely on our gardens for food and shelter as traditional habitat in woodland, hedges and farmland has been reduced.
During Will for Wildlife Week, from Monday 17th to Friday 21st October, The Wildlife Trusts are encouraging wildlife-lovers to leave a legacy that will help protect nature for future generations.
Protection for Studland Bay’s wildlife gets the support of most visiting boat users, according to a new study.
|| Tuesday 11th October 2011|
The new boss at Dorset Wildlife Trust’s flagship Kingcombe Centre plans to open people’s eyes to the world of nature in west Dorset.
Autumn and winter are the ideal time to discover what the storms have washed in to Dorset’s beaches, revealing what’s going on along the coasts and out to sea in the world of marine wildlife. Free event at Chesil Cove 16th October.
Protection for Studland Bay’s wildlife gets the support of most visiting boat users, according to a new study. The Studland Seagrass and Seahorse Project Report, produced by Dorset Wildlife Trust with funding from Natural England, reveals that the majority of boat owners visiting the popular anchorage are keen to preserve its habitat and wildlife.