What we do

What we do

Barn Owl (Tyto alba) hunting UK © Andy Rouse/2020VISION

We protect Dorset's wildlife and wild places

Together with our 28,000 members, our volunteers and supporters, we are Dorset's largest nature conservation charity. We work to champion wildlife and natural places on our 42 nature reserves and through our work with others.

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We manage natural landscapes

From the Jurassic Coast to heaths, forests and wetlands, we look after wildlife and wild places.

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Hares © Mark Hamblin / 2020VISION

We protect wildlife

We work with stakeholders to ensure natural environments are protected now and in the future.

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Young boy holding Sycamore seed © David Tipling/2020VISION

We campaign

We work to inspire and engage people through campaigns, appeals and events

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Honey bees (Apis mellifera) foraging on Pink asters (Aster novae-angliae) © Nick Upton/2020VISION

“It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty, the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.”
Sir David Attenborough