Countryside

Rewilding Woodland In North Dorset

North Dorset National Trust ranger Clive Whitbourn has drafted proposals that could alter the appearance of a 74-hectare wood near Fontmell Downs.

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A Male Dunnock Sings Back To A Rival On Castle Hill Steps

Nick Crump brings us the recording of a male dunnock singing to a rival.

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Tom Perrett On The Simple Pleasure Of Walking With A Dog

Shaftesbury rambler Tom Perrett takes a stroll around Semley Church on a freezing cold morning.

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Home Improvements For Kate Scott’s Chickens

In her weekly chicken keeping diary, Kate Scott ropes her husband in to make some home improvements for the birds.

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East Stour Medicinal Herbalist Julie Wood On Hawthorn

East Stour medicinal herbalist Julie Wood shares the traditional folklore and medicinal qualities of hawthorn trees.

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Bickering Sparrows In The Shaftesbury Hospital Pine Tree

Nick Crump records house sparrows in a large clump of ivy in the Shaftesbury Hospital pine tree on Abbey walk.

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Dorset Wildlife Trust Membership Deal Will Fund Shaftesbury Conservation

Dorset Wildlife Trust is offering half-price annual membership during January.

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Starling Sings From Shaftesbury Rooftops

Another North Dorset nature recording – Nick Crump brings us a single starling singing on a chimney pot on Lyon’s Walk.

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