The Countryside of Dorset
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- Beavers Build Back Better – but their future is not secure 15th May 2020Beavers create thriving ecosystems helping us to put nature firmly back on the road to recovery. The Wildlife Trusts are calling for a Beaver Strategy for England which would provide a roadmap to monitor how they can increase healthy and thriving beaver populations in catchments, agree management frameworks with stakeholders and monitor their benefits scientifically.
- MSC fund to include Dorset project to protect threatened marine species 6th May 2020Grants totalling more than £650,000 have been awarded to fisheries and research projects around the world, working to protect oceans and safeguard seafood supplies (see full list below). Dorset has been included in fifteen fisheries and research projects around the world which will receive up to £50,000 each from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)’s Ocean […]
- First barn owl chick hatches live on Dorset Wildlife Trust webcam 6th May 2020Yesterday evening (5th May) the first of five barn owl chicks hatched live on the Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) webcam. The remaining four eggs are expected to hatch any day now and over the bank holiday weekend.
- Planning for nature’s recovery 27th April 2020Tom Munro – Dorset AONB Manager It’s a couple of months since the annual Dorset Local Nature Partnership Forum in early March, and it’s been a time in which so much of our human world has changed unrecognisably. The simple act of gathering in number to shape and support nature’s recovery in Dorset now feels […]
- The effect of coronavirus on nature and the environment 27th March 2020The effect of coronavirus on nature and the environment. Coronavirus is having an unprecedented effect on everyday life in ways we couldn’t imagine.
- Annual Forum 2020 9th March 2020Dorset LNP Annual Forum 2020 - programme and presentations now available,