Schools are out, and the Kingcombe Centre is the place to be this summer, with a fun-packed timetable of creative activities for kids and splendid summer strolls! The Kingcombe Centre promises to put a smile on your face and give you an experience to remember.
Dorset Wildlife Trust’s most ambitious conservation project, worth £4.4 million, has been given a fantastic head-start with a £17,000 donation from local businesses, who recognise the importance of protecting wildlife habitats in Dorset.
Dorset Wildlife Trust and partners were pleased to host the official unveiling of the Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre, which was opened by Lord Seb Coe during his Olympic Legacy visit to Weymouth and Portland.
The Lorton Valley nature park in Weymouth has been officially opened by Lord Seb Coe, close to the year anniversary of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Memories of the vast 2011 Upton Heath fire have been rekindled this July as three separate heathland wild fires have caused destruction and devastation to some of Dorset’s most beautiful and important flora and fauna.
Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Wildlife Friendly Gardening scheme has awarded the 300th plaque to a garden in Weymouth, in recognition of the wildlife haven which has been created by its owners, Caroline Perget and Mark Hutchison.
Dorset Wildlife Trust is pleased to host the popular Wild About Chesil event at the Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre on Sunday 28th July from 10am-5pm.
Our annual birdy Big Brother has generated a great Internet buzz amongst our Facebook users again this year. We’ve loved watching Chris and Kate, the kestrel parents, rearing their young from mottled balls of fluff to (reasonably!) capable flyers.
A new safe haven has been unveiled for the endangered White-clawed crayfish by the South West Crayfish Project where the animals will hopefully thrive undisturbed due to their location on Ministry of Defence land in Dorset.
Wildlife Trusts in Somerset, Devon, Dorset, and Wiltshire have received initial support¹ for a £829,200 bid from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) under its Skills for the Future programme² for their Wild Futures project.