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.
Other ways you can help wildlife
How to provide bushes for nesting birds
In the spring, birds choose the best locations to build nests, so why not offer them a safe place to settle?
How to build a pond
A wildlife pond is one of the single best features for attracting new wildlife to the garden.
How to compost your waste
Instead of sending your waste to landfill, create your very own compost shelter for wildlife.
How to attract hedgehogs and badgers
Putting out a bit of food can help see mammals like hedgehogs through colder spells.
How to make your garden a chemical-free zone
Go chemical-free in your garden to help wildlife, make a safer environment for people and pets, and save money!
How to use less plastic
Plastic waste and its damaging effect on our natural world has been big news recently. Here's what you can you do about it.