What a difference four miles makes!
North Dorset National Trust ranger Clive Whitbourn has drafted proposals that could alter the appearance of a 74-hectare wood near Fontmell Downs.
Nick Crump brings us the recording of a male dunnock singing to a rival.
Shaftesbury rambler Tom Perrett takes a stroll around Semley Church on a freezing cold morning.
In her weekly chicken keeping diary, Kate Scott ropes her husband in to make some home improvements for the birds.
East Stour medicinal herbalist Julie Wood shares the traditional folklore and medicinal qualities of hawthorn trees.
Nick Crump records house sparrows in a large clump of ivy in the Shaftesbury Hospital pine tree on Abbey walk.
Dorset Wildlife Trust is offering half-price annual membership during January.
Defra has approved the limited use of pesticides considered harmful to bees.
Another North Dorset nature recording – Nick Crump brings us a single starling singing on a chimney pot on Lyon’s Walk.