Events diary

Walks, talks, work parties and other activities in the Dorset area

Tuesday 20 March

Butterfly Trends in East Dorset  NEW


All are welcome to this presentation on the trends in butterfly numbers revealed by the monitoring in east Dorset surveys in 2017 including casual, website and garden records. Walks covered are those at Avon Heath, Badbury Rings, Garston Wood, Hengistbury Head, Kinson Common, Moors Valley, Mude Valley, Pamphill Moor, Redhill, Sopley Common, Sovell Down, Stanpit, Stour Valley, Upton Heath, West Moors and Wimborne St. Giles and also the Wider Countryside walks. Please come along if you are interested in helping with any sort of butterfly recording in 2018.

Contact: Bill Shreeves   Phone: 01747 852587

Meeting point: 7.30pm. St. Catherine's Church Hall on the corner of Leigh Road and Lewens Lane, Wimborne.
  Postcode: BH21 1LE


Sunday 25 March

Conservation Work Day  

Lydlinch Common

Lydlinch is part of an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary, and conservation work is vital to ensure that the habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site. 10.00 am to 3.30pm

Contact: Colin Burningham   Phone: 01935 873219 or 07849 921594

Meeting point: 10.00 am. Park in the lay-by just outside the village on the A357 near the turning to Sherborne, map reference ST 737137.
Grid ref.: ST737137   Postcode: DT10 2JD


Saturday 14 April

Branch Sales Stall  


Our sales and information will be present at Radipole Wildlife and Nature Day to be held in local gardens in Radipole on 14th April from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm.

Contact: Colin Burningham   Phone: 01935 873219 or 07849 921594