North Dorset’s hedgehogs are endangered, and nobody is exactly sure why.
Changes in farming and new housing developments, which block off hedgehog pathways, are amongst the theories. But two separate groups in Motcombe and Shaftesbury are determined to reverse the decline in numbers. And they’re both planning public meetings and community activities soon.
Cllr Mandy Mason updates Alfred on the latest from the Motcombe Hedgehog Project. And Planet Shaftesbury’s Ed Bersey talks with Mariko Whyte to hear how the Shaftesbury Hedgehog Group is progressing.
Listen to our interview and you’ll find out about events you might want to take part in, if you are passionate about hedgehogs.