Hampshire Search & Rescue Dogs

Hear from Gill, a member of Heathland Hounds and a volunteer with Hampshire Search and Rescue Dogs. A different angle on life on the Thames Basin Heaths. Read more…

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Here at the Thames Basin Heaths Partnership we’d love you to fall in love with local heathlands and help secure their future by sharing three simple messages. Everyone can help protect wildlife simply by sticking to main paths, discovering ‘Greenspace on your doorstep’ and by learning how to prevent fires. Read more…

March to mid-September rare birds are nesting locally on the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area. You can help avoid disturbance and give chicks the best chance of survival by sticking to paths and keeping dogs out of vegetation. Find out more about how you can help.




Have you seen ‘Greenspace on your doorstep’? Our guide to local countryside walks across Surrey, Hampshire & Berkshire. All the entries are listed in our online directory and 62 of them are listed in the booklet available to download as an interactive PDF. Local walking to protect the heathland.




Our #BeWildfireAware page explains why fire is one of the most significant dangers to heathland, how to prevent them and what to do if you see one. A quick response could make all the difference and help protect people, wildlife and property.




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