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Friends groups

Friends of Eight Acre Coppice

Eight Acre Coppice is a small area of important ancient woodland in Bovington. The site is owned by Dorset County Council. If you are interested in joining the Friends group please contact Dorset Countryside.

The Guardians of Slop Bog

Slop Bog is a rich wildlife site with woodland, heathland, open water and bog covering 22.6 hectares. This site is in Ferndown in East Dorset and owned by Dorset County Council. If you are interested in joining the Guardians of Slop Bog, please contact us:

Friends of Radipole Wood

Radipole Wood is a lovely community wood in Weymouth. The site is owned by Dorset County Council. If you are interested in joining the friends group please contact us:

Friends of The Quarr

This community woodland is important as it contains an old quarry face which is recognised as a Regionally Important Geological Important Site (RIGS). The site is owned by Sherborne Town Council. If you are interested in joining the friends groups please contact contact Sherborne Town Council.

Friend of Bridport Local Nature Reserves

There are a number of Local Nature Reserves in Bridport, including Bothenhampton and Asker Meadows. All these sites are supported by this friends groups. If you are interested in joining please contact us:

Friends of Upton Wood

A number of practical volunteer days are held at Upton Wood throughout the year to help manage this small urban woodland. Tasks include holly coppicing, scrub bashing, pond digging, bulb planting and hedge maintenance. For information or to be included on the volunteer database to receive updates on tasks, please contact us:

Countryside and Tourism Officer - Purbeck

Name: Rachael Shefford
Email: rachaelshefford@purbeck-dc.gov.uk
Tel: 01929 557237
Full details for Countryside and Tourism Officer - Purbeck

You can also email heritage@purbeck-dc.gov.uk.

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