Spiny Seahorse In Seagrass. Dorset © Alexander Mustard/2020VISION

A female spiny seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus) shelters is a meadow of common eelgrass (Zostera marina). Photographed in summer (August) in Studland Bay, Dorset, England. British Isles. English Channel. - Alexander Mustard/2020VISION


Discover wildlife

Learn more about Dorset's unique habitats, adopt or find out about our native species or have a wildlife question answered, maybe you'd like to take some actions to help wildlife? Our wildlife pages have what you're looking for.

Helping wildlife

There are many ways you can help native wildlife, including by encouraging wildlife into your garden, or by becoming a member and protecting wildlife and wild places in your area. Explore our pages below for wildlife advice and to support wildlife through our virtual adoption schemes.

Other ways you can help wildlife