Latest Marine Sightings - July 2015
Explore Chesil and the Fleet on the Fleet Observer, a shallow drafted boat, specifically designed to explore the lower reaches of the Fleet Lagoon.
The online wildlife recording site ‘Living Record’, developed in Dorset for use anywhere in the country, has reached 500,000 records for 6,800 species across the UK. Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is one of many local conservation organisations championing the system.
Putting the UK’s largest seabird under surveillance highlights the need for a precautionary approach to development in the English Channel
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is celebrating National Marine Week beside the seaside this summer with the free family fun day, Wild About Hengistbury road show on Saturday 25th July from 10.30am 3.30pm.
Following months of campaigning by Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) and over 10,500 letters sent to the Secretary of State, the development of a large solar station on the SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) Rampisham Down in west Dorset, has been ‘called in’ by the Department of Communities and Local Government.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is launching a new conservation project to help declining wildflowers in the county. The wildlife conservation charity is aiming to raise £20,000 to ensure this vital work can go ahead.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has awarded a homeless shelter, Michael House in Bournemouth, a wildlife friendly gardening plaque in recognition of the wildlife friendly features the residents have added in the gardens of the hostel.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) and Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (ARC) are asking members of the public not to lift up ‘tin’s found on nature reserves. Legally protected reptiles use these for shelter, and disturbing protected species could result in breaking the law.
After last year’s success, Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has added additional dates to the ocean cruises event, to allow even more people the opportunity to see wildlife up-close from the ‘Purbeck Princess.’