Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has welcomed a long-awaited byelaw, a remake from 2015, that will extend areas closed to mobile fishing (such as trawling and dredging), to cover features within Dorset’s two inshore Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs), Poole Rocks, and Chesil Beach and Stennis Ledges.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has received sightings of the Portuguese man o’ war being found washed up on Chesil, Kimmeridge and Charmouth beaches this week.
Moors Valley Country Park, near Ringwood, holds its fourth annual wildlife discovery BioBlitz event on Tuesday 25 July 2017.
The removal of invasive rhododendron, which was swamping Arrowsmith Coppice and smothering native plants and trees, has created space for the regeneration of wildlife such as heather and purple moor grass, and allowed better access for local people.
The best of British wildlife photography on on its way to Moors Valley Country Park
An urgent campaign to raise money has been launched by Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) to allow its winter hedgerow maintenance work to continue in the county.
Rhin-o-success! Trade in Southern White Rhino horn rejected, but African elephants and lions denied additional protections
Animal Defenders International (ADI) has applauded the overwhelming rejection at CITES’ (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) 17th conference in Johannesburg of Swaziland’s attempt to legalize trade in Southern White Rhino Horn. There was great opposition to the controversial proposal, including actress Joanna Lumley, who voiced her support for ADI’s campaign.