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January 5, 2022
Riverfly Monitoring Training with Dorset Wildlife Trust

Dorset Wildlife Trust are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to train as riverfly monitors The riverfly monitoring volunteers are needed for the Corfe River as part of the national River Monitoring Scheme. Riverfly Monitor volunteers will be asked to carry out one-hour surveys on a monthly basis between April and September. The surveys will involve counting […]

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November 12, 2021
The Corfe River Wildlife Event

In this short film, we speak with Steve Oliver (Dorset Wildlife Trust) and Gen Crisford (National Trust) as they host an event inviting locals to explore wildlife in the Corfe River. Steve explains that events like this engage local people by helping them to understand the biodiversity around them. He goes on to say; “Most […]

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April 27, 2021
The Planet Purbeck Response to the Dorset Local Plan Consultation

March 2021 Introduction Planet Purbeck stands with anyone who is ready to take action to protect and improve the community, landscape and wildlife here on the unique Purbeck peninsula. Planet Purbeck is a movement that gathers together individuals, groups and organisations who understand that climate change and loss of biodiversity jeopardise everything we hold dear […]

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January 11, 2021
Contribute to the future of Dorset: A User Guide for Responding to Dorset Council's Climate Emergency Strategy

In May 2019 Dorset Council declared a climate emergency and recently published a draft Climate and Ecological Emergency Strategy. It contains eight key areas for action the Council can take to change the way it delivers services in the area. The Council have invited our feedback on their plans, this is an incredibly important opportunity […]

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May 25, 2022
Planet Purbeck Land Use Team Meeting

Join the Planet Purbeck Land Use Team at our next online meeting taking place Tues 21st June 7pm - 8.30pm. Find out more about our recent and ongoing partnership with the Community Payback Scheme and the Ministry of Justice. We'll be hearing from the National Trust about Weston Farm plans as well as Dorset Wildlife […]

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January 14, 2022
Intensive Agriculture and Biodiversity at Wild Woodbury

Guest Post by Seb Haggett, Wilder Dorset Community Ranger at Dorset Wildlife Trust Britain is one of the most nature-depleted countries in the world. As our use of chemical fertilisers, pesticides, and other synthetics have increased, so has the sterility of the land. We are seeing a huge decrease in biodiversity, the mass extinction of […]

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December 1, 2021
Special Edition - Volunteering Opportunities and events Near You!

A GREEN PURBECK CHRISTMAS! Why not make it Green this year! We've gathered lots of info on how to have a more planet-friendly Christmas, including local events, sustainable or hand-made gift ideas and recipes just for you! Planet Purbeck's vision is a cleaner, greener future for everyone in our community! Our mission to create change can be achieved by supporting and amplifying all the […]

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July 24, 2021
The Planet Purbeck Summer News Update

A Message From Rob... Treat yourself to some good news!Pause, take a moment, make yourself a cuppa and soak up all the encouraging and positive news happening right here in Purbeck and Dorset! I am going to keep my bit short and sweet as there are so many exciting projects in Purbeck & Dorset we want to share […]

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June 22, 2021
The Planet Purbeck Festival Event List

The Planet Purbeck Festival Event List The festival is a coming together of individuals and organisations across Purbeck who want to celebrate our environment with fun activities and inspiring events. We've got loads of activities going on and you can be sure there will be plenty to do. See some of the organisations getting involved: […]

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November 17, 2022
Marine Volunteering Opportunity

Are you passionate about our coastal or marine wildlife? Could you lend 2 days each month to volunteer? If you're over 18 years or over & are enthusiastic about coastal & marine wildlife, why not volunteer some time with the Fine Foundation Wild Seas Centre in Kimmeridge Bay? Spaces are limited, so register your interest […]

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