Our weekly programme devoted to wildlife in Shaftesbury and the villages. This week’s North Dorset Nature is presented by Dee Abbott.
On this week’s show:
- Motcombe resident Colonel John Blashford-Snell chats with Natalie Bourchier about the importance of water voles and the bizarre circumstances that led him to founding the Vole Club.
- Alexandra Richards explores the effects of nature on our wellbeing and how our physical and mental health can benefit from bringing nature into our lives.
- Mariko Whyte finds out more about a project that will be studying some important bat sites in the North Dorset area and working to increase our understanding of one of the rarest bat species in Europe.
- Nick Crump chats to Tom Perrett about the extraordinary life of the swift. You’ll hear some incredible facts that will change your perception of this stunning bird.