Join a local group

Local groups

Small copper {Lycaena phlaeas} butterfly feeding on common ragwort {Senecio jacobaea}, Dorset, UK © Ross Hoddinott/2020VISION

Join a local group

We have six Local Groups covering all of Dorset.  All Dorset Wildlife Trust members and also visitors are most welcome at group events.

Bournemouth & Christchurch Group

Location and date

Meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month in Christchurch Baptist Church Hall, on the corner of Beaconsfield Road and Bargates.

Key contacts

Chair: Dr Duncan Gee 01202 520340
Secretary:  Janet Crichton 01202 521643

North Dorset Group

Location, date and time

Meets at Fontmell Magna Village Hall 3rd Wednesday in the month at 7.30pm

Key contacts

Chairman - Geoff Peters  01747 811546 geoff.peters13@hotmail.co.uk
Speakers Secretary - Roy Davies 01258 880699

Poole Group

Location, date and time

Meets 2nd Tuesday in the month, usually October - April, at 7.30pm, Carter Community School, Blandford Road, Hamworthy. Poole. BH15 4BQ

Key contact

Chair: Ken Yeates 07947 141539, email dwtpoole2@hotmail.co.uk

Sherborne Group

Location and date

Meets at the Digby Memorial Church Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne on Wednesdays

Key contacts

Chair: John Gaye  01258 821499
Secretary: Mary Howes 01935 872742

West Dorset Group

Location and date

Meets at United Church Hall, East Street, Bridport on 1st Friday in the month

Key contacts

Chair: Anne Wheatcroft 01308 459282
Secretary: Monty Crook 01308 423 442 montycrook@rocketmail.com

Wimborne Group

Location and date

Meets on third Friday of the month at the Allendale Community Centre

Key contacts

Chairman Michael Evans: 01202 880966 michael@dcn.org.uk
Secretary Pat Fry: 01202 824939