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Dorset's Heathland Heart

Silver-studded Blue Butterfly ID and Workshop Day

Location: National Trust Discovery Centre, Knoll Beach, Studland Date: 6th July Time: 10am - 4pm Join Back from the Brink and Butterfly Conservation in this special opportunity to attend a free one day training session and workshop all about the beautiful Silver-studded Blue Butterfly. Its at the National Trust Discovery Centre at Knoll Beach Studland...

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Volunteer Task – Removal of Invasive Plant Species!

Location: Forestry England Reserve Hyde Bog, parking off Sugar Hill, Wareham nearest postcode BH20 7EU Date: 27th June Time: 10am - 3pm Join the Dorset's Heathland Heart Team on this practical habitat management task which will require some physical labour from you! We will be pulling out the invasive Purple Pitcher plant which is an...

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Bat Walk!

Location: Dorset - details given on booking Date: 9th July Time: 8.30 - 10pm As part of the Dorset's Heathland Heart project, join us for this fantastic chance to look out for bats emerging at dusk - we'll be going on a walk to try and see them, and have a go with some bat...

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Heathland Smartphone Photography Walk

Location: Dorset - details given on booking Date: 25th June Time: 6.30 - 9.30pm As part of the Dorset's Heathland Heart project, join us on this relaxed event to explore the heathland landscape and the plants and creatures that live there. We'd like you to respond to the environment by taking images on your smartphone....

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Beginner’s Guide to Wildlife Film and Photography

Location: Furzebrook Village Hall, Wareham, BH20 5AR Date: Friday 26th July Time: 11am - 3.30pm Join award-winning photographers Alex Hyde and Neil Aldridge for a fascinating introduction to the world of wildlife photography and film. Alex and Neil will talk you through the basics of capturing images and footage followed by hands-on training in Dorset's Heathland Heart. Learn how...

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Beginner’s Guide to Wildlife Film and Photography – Volunteer Training

Location: Furzebrook Village Hall, Wareham, BH20 5AR Date: Thursday 25th July Time: 11am - 3.30pm Join award-winning photographers Alex Hyde and Neil Aldridge for a fascinating introduction to the world of wildlife photography and film. Alex and Neil will talk you through the basics of capturing images and footage followed by hands-on training in Dorset's Heathland Heart. Learn how...

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Nightjar Walk in Wareham Forest

Location: Wareham Forest - details to be provided upon booking Date: 27th June Time: 8pm - 10pm As part of our Dorset's Heathland Heart project we would like to invite young adults age 16-25 for an evening Nightjar walk. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to discover one of the most amazing creatures of...

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Intro to Moths Night

Location: Given on booking Date: 30th May Time: 8pm - 10pm Are you 16-25 and want to know more about the magical world of Moths? Join us on the Dorset Heaths for this free evening session.  Discover more about this wonderful landscape and find out what turns up as the light fades. This event is...

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Oil Beetle Bumble!

Location: Given on booking. Date: 7th of April. Time: 10:30am-12pm Join us for a gentle walk around the Wareham Walls, looking for Oil Beetles. They are active at this time of year and are nice chunky and attractive creatures! We’ll be looking out for other wildlife on the way too. This event is suitable for...

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Pale-Dog Violet Walk

Location: Furzebrook Village Hall, BH20 5AR Date: 10th May Time: 10:30am - 12pm. Join us for an informal guided walk on Stoborough Heath in connection with our Dorset's Heathland Heart project, which is led by the Back from the Brink team, to look for Pale-dog violet which should be emerging now and asses how the...

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