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This year's Green Festival has been hailed a great success by the organisers. The aims of the festival were to engage with as many people as possible from as wide a background as possible, with a particular focus on young people and local businesses. With this in mind, the packed week long programme had something for everybody.
Planet Wimborne is proud to announce the publication of an all new trail for the town. The trail is partially fully accessible and can be extended to take in other areas of the town. There are links to 'green' themed videos, web sites, music and poetry to enhance people's enjoyment and experience of the natural world.
A coalition of environmental groups from across Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole are coming together for a march and rally to demand climate justice.
We'll assemble at Bournemouth Pier Approach from 11am for activities including placard making. The march will head off through Bournemouth Gardens from midday, ending at The Triangle for a rally. Feel free to bring your creativity - wear costumes, bring banners and placards, sing, chant . . . the bigger the impact we can make the better! There is an open invitation for anyone to make a speech or say a few words at the rally.
Veganuary inspires and supports people all over the world to try vegan for January
This year, the Veganuary website says that, if you sign up to Veganuary, they will send you their their celebrity cookbook, one-pot meal plan, nutrition guides, recipes and lots more – all for free
The new England Red Squirrel Action Plan (ERSAP) was published on Red Squirrel Appreciation Day, 21 January 2023.
You could even adopt a Brownsea Red Squirrel.
RSPB Big Bird Watch. A great citizen science event to get involved in. All information provided on the link to the RSPB site.
On the weekend of the Big Garden Birdwatch itself, taking part couldn't be simpler. You just spend an hour watching the birds in your garden, from your balcony or in your local park, and tell the RSPB what you've seen. If you see very few birds or none at all, that's also really useful information, so please do let the RSPB know.
Dorset Council has prepared three draft guidance documents to assist in addressing climate change through planning. The documents provide guidance on considering climate change when planning applications are being prepared and decided. The documents are:
On 20th April, 80 volunteers dismantled 8000 disposable BBQs in under 4 hours!
This winter by the end of March, Trees for Wimborne, a subgroup of Wilding Wimborne, will have planted 650 trees in the Dogdean and Stourview SANGs of Wimborne. Most were provided by the Woodland Trust, some bought thanks to funding by Dorset Council and the Dorset Community Foundation and some provided by individuals. Then, over the winter, fifty or so volunteers have prepared the ground, planted and continued to care for the saplings, so furthering Trees for Wimborne’s vision for increasing the tree cover in the area.