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EVENTS DIARY autumn / winter 2014
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Visit www.dorsetdogs.org.uk

Dorset Dogs is a partnership of land managers promoting responsible dog ownership in Dorset. At present the main emphasis is on heathland, but work is carried out on other habitats when time and money allows. Visit www.dorsetdogs.org.uk

Also find a full programme of family-friendly activities & events at uptoncountrypark.com/events

Three sites in Poole purchased for people & wildlife by funding raised by The Great Heath project

Click to read about the sites...

Find other walks & outdoor activities at boroughofpoole.com/leisure-and-culture/events/

The Great Heath project - guided walks

Walks are led by Jez Martin, Borough of Poole’s Project Officer - Biodiversity, as part of The Great Heath Project



Guided Walk





2 - 4pm

Canford Heath Nature Reserve

Find out about this internationally important site’s wildlife and history, and what it takes to look after it.

Contact: Jez Martin, Project Officer - Biodiversity, Borough of Poole, ECPS, 1 Newfields Business Park, 2 Stinsford Road, Poole BH17 0NF. Tel: 01202 261338

Read about The Great Heath Project

Meet at Gravel Hill lay-by, south of Poole Crematorium

SZ 015 956

The Great Heath project - Volunteer Work Party Tasks

These tasks are led by Sally Wright of Dorset Wildlife Trust and organised as part of The Great Heath project



Site & Activity


Wednesday 26th November

10am - 4pm*

Arrowsmith Coppice

Rhododendron clearance

For further details please call Sally Wright at the Urban Wildlife Centre on 01202 692033 or email SWright@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk

At the layby on the left at the beginning of Arrowsmith Road (Gravel Hill Road end)

October - November - December

Winter Work Programme a range of tasks at The Great Heath project sites across the region, please click on the image (right) to download the full listing

* Volunteer Work Party tasks are carried out between 10am - 4pm. It is not expected that you would stay for the entire 6 hours, any help and time you can offer, even just an hour or so, will be very much appreciated.

Download the full winter work programme 2014 (pdf, 100kb)