Shaftesbury Set To Gain Hedgehog-Friendly Town Status This Week

Shaftesbury is likely to be declared a ‘hedgehog friendly community’ during a public meeting on Thursday.

An expert from the Dorset Mammal Group will join Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Mariko Whyte at 7.30pm in Shaftesbury Town Hall. It’s free and if you want to attend you can register on Eventbrite.

A hedgehog sign in Charlton

You will hear about ways in which you can help reverse the decline in hedgehog numbers, but Mariko says the proposed proactive measures will also have benefits for other forms of wildlife.