The aim of this page is to recognise, celebrate and encourage the self-empowerment of community agency networks (CANs) and community groups across Dorset.

Golden Cap from Charmouth, 2004. Attribution: Nigel Chadwick
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Location Dorset, South West England
  • News Dorset Wildlife Trust partners with Natural England to acquire Lyscombe Farm, (Mar 08, 2024)
  • News The ‘bin-novative’ approach to rubbish that’s slashing beach litter, (Feb 16, 2023)
  • News Hundreds march in Dorchester in protest at housing plans, BBC News (Apr 03, 2022) — protest at plans to build 4,000 houses on open land and "desecrate" the Thomas Hardy countryside

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Networks and sustainability initiatives[edit | edit source]

Events[edit | edit source]

Regular events

Dorchester Green Drinks

see also: Dorset Eco Calendar, TTWP.NET

Community resources[edit | edit source]

Community and voluntary action[edit | edit source]

Cycling activism[edit | edit source]


Biodiversity[edit | edit source]

Rewilding[edit | edit source]

Wild Woodbury: Two years on
Authors: Dorset Wildlife Trust
Date: 2023-09-15
  • Wild Woodbury,, community rewilding project at Bere Regis. added 16:03, 11 March 2024 (UTC)
  • Wilder Dorset, project of Dorset Wildlife Trust: "plans for transforming the landscape from being intensively managed to letting nature take the lead will be developed in conjunction with the surrounding community, giving local people more opportunities to connect with nature while also benefitting local wildlife."[1]

Trees, woodland and forest[edit | edit source]

Searching for home with Victoria Pendleton
Authors: Forestry England
Date: 2022-03-16

Research[edit | edit source]

Can you help with NuFEAST?: send us your top tips for eating sustainably

About Dorset[edit | edit source]

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Dorset ( DOR-sit; archaically: Dorsetshire DOR-sit-sheer, -⁠shər) is a ceremonial county in South West England. It is bordered by Somerset to the north-west, Wiltshire to the north and the north-east, Hampshire to the east, the Isle of Wight across the Solent to the south-east, the English Channel to the south, and Devon to the west. The largest settlement is Bournemouth, and the county town is Dorchester.

Over half the county is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


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Authors Phil Green
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Created May 31, 2014 by Phil Green
Modified April 28, 2024 by Phil Green
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