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 plant a tree
It might surprise you, but even the smallest of gardens can accommodate a tree!
Smart souvenir shopping
Bringing a piece of your holiday home is a great way of keeping the memory alive – just make sure it’s wildlife-friendly!
How to grow a wild patch
It doesn’t matter what size your space is, there’s always room for wildflowers! Set aside an area of lawn, part of a border, or even a…
Buy local produce
Buy local produce and reduce your food miles to shrink your environmental footprint.
How to make a gravel garden for wildlife
Surfaced spaces needn't exclude wildlife! Gravel can often be the most wildlife-friendly solution for a particular area.
How to cut out palm oil – not trees
Palm Oil is a cheap, efficient form of vegetable oil, but a lot of species-rich tropical habitat is being destroyed to make way for it…