Dorset’s Butterfly Conservation Charity Wants Our Shaftesbury Area Sightings

Butterfly Conservation has launched their big butterfly count this weekend.

Fontmell Down and Motcombe Meadows are rich local butterfly habitats. Dr. Zoë Randle, senior surveys officer, tells Alfred how data compiled from our butterfly reports is used to lobby government and official agencies over their environmental and conservation polices.

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Listen at 3:28 on Saturday’s Alfred Daily.