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 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 create a mini pond
Even a small pond can be home to an interesting range of wildlife, including damsel and dragonflies, frogs and newts.
Do a litter pick or beach clean!
Be a wildlife saviour and do a litter pick or beach clean!
How to build a bug mansion
Build your own bug mansion and attract a multitude of creepy crawlies to your garden.
How to feed birds in your garden
Find out how to attract birds into your garden all year round.
How to build a bat box
Build your own bat box and give a bat a safe place to roost.