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 feed birds in your garden
Find out how to attract birds into your garden all year round.
Plant flowers for bees and pollinators
Set up a ‘nectar café’ by planting flowers for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies
How to make a bee hotel
Solitary bees are important pollinators and a gardener’s friend. Help them by building a bee hotel for your home or garden and watch…
How to attract bumblebees to your garden
Bumble bees are important pollinating insects, but they are under threat. You can help them in your garden by planting bumble bee-…
How to attract butterflies to your garden
Provide food for caterpillars and choose nectar-rich plants for butterflies and you’ll have a colourful, fluttering display in your…
How to use less plastic
Plastic waste and its damaging effect on our seas and natural world has been big news recently. Here's what you can you do about it…