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Information drop for residents of Canford Heath

Partners from Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service, Firewise UK, the BCP Council ranger team and the Urban Heaths Partnership came together today to provide information to residents local to the devastating fire on Canford Heath on April 23. They were...

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Huge wildfire devastates Canford Heath

Early evening on Saturday 23 a wildfire swept across Canford Heath in Poole, decimating 16.5 hectares. Around 80 firefighters eventually managed to get the blaze under control by around 10pm but were hampered by high winds and the tinder dry vegetation. The flames...

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Volunteer searching for reptiles after the Canford Heath fire.

Join the BARI team!  

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a coastal engagement warden within Poole Harbour’s Bird and Recreation Initiative (AKA BARI).  This is an engagement role that requires a positive attitude and a passion to deliver upbeat, innovative and creative...

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Bird and Recreation Initiative (BARI) warden job advert

A week of fun for ‘Canines and the Countryside’

The Dorset Dogs team is proud to have been part of ‘Celebrating Canines and the Countryside’ - a week of events and activities dedicated to dogs and the outdoors, hosted by SCCAMP. From 26 March to 1 April the team were involved in a programme of events designed to...

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SCCAMP Canines and the Countryside Events

Young artists raising awareness at Shell Bay

From April, eight arty birds will make their home around Shell Bay to raise awareness of an exciting project that’s coming to Studland in the autumn. Young artists from local youth groups and schools have painted the giant birds to help explain what the project is...

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Young artists creating their arty birds