The Mouth – Bournemouth – Poole – Christchurch

Six new Marine Conservation Zones designated in Dorset

 Six new Marine Conservation Zones designated in Dorset Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is delighted to learn that all 41 of the proposed Marine Conservation Zones (MCZ’s) in England, have been designated.  This includes six sites in Dorset. MCZs are a type of Marine Protected Area which contains a range of our most important species and […]

DWT warns against marine wildlife disturbance

Dolphins and jet skis in Poole Bay © Peter Tinsley

Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has received reports of dolphin sightings off the Dorset coast in recent weeks and wants to raise awareness of the care that water users should take to avoid disturbance and distress caused when coming into close contact with marine wildlife. Concerns have been raised over a young, possibly male, solitary bottlenose […]

Wildlife Friendly Gardening Competition returns for 10th anniversary in Dorset

This year’s competition was launched at the same time as DWT’s largest ever campaign, Get Dorset Buzzing, which asks people who pledge to take part to welcome pollinators into their gardens this spring and summer.  Over 2,700 people have pledged to do one thing for wildlife in their garden and have received their free pack, […]

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