Do you want to get involved in the management of a local site or nature reserve?
Friends' groups are set up to support the work of the service on specific sites. As a member of a Friends' group you will have certain benefits, receive newsletters and be able to get involved in many different things on the site ranging from site management to butterfly surveys.
If you are interested in becoming a Friend, why not join one of these groups?
Friends of Avon Heath
Avon Heath Country Park is Dorset's largest country park and is home to internationally important heathland and its rare wildlife. Help support the work of the rangers in the park by becoming a Friend of Avon Heath .
Friends of Durlston
Friends of Durlston is a diverse, friendly group established in 1988 to provide opportunities for local visitors, regular or occasional, to support and play a role in the management of Durlston Country Park.
Friends of North Dorset
Dorset Countryside currently manages 12 sites in North Dorset that range from water meadows to chalk downland. Most are within easy reach of a town or village.
Other Friends Groups
There are other Friends groups throughout the county: