List of YWT Nature Reserves (A-Z)


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  • Experts gather in Shrewsbury to create lasting legacy for peatlands

    Wednesday 30th November, 2016

    Curlew (Credit Damian Waters)

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  • A fantastic asset for Yorkshire!

    Friday 25th November, 2016

    Rosie Winterton MP opens Potteric Carr Nature Reserve's Visitor Centre.

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  • Get your wildlife garden ready for winter with our top three tips!

    Thursday 24th November, 2016

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  • Attenborough’s words of encouragement spur on Yorkshire’s next generation of wildlife conservationists at Spurn National Nature Reserve

    Monday 21st November, 2016

    Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders (Credit Joe Wyatt)

    30 of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s newest recruits, Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders, joined reserve officers for some practical reserve management training.

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  • Wonderful wetlands

    Friday 18th November, 2016

    Whooper swan (Credit Elliott Neep)

    Whilst the chill in the air makes it especially tempting to wrap up warm and stay indoors, autumn is a wonderful time to head out and explore Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s nature reserves

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  • Yorkshire charity urges MPs to bolster Landfill Communities Fund

    Wednesday 16th November, 2016

    Barn owl (Credit Elliott Neep)

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is calling on all Yorkshire MPs to return the level of funding for local communities to its former level.

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  • Potteric Carr temporary closure

    Tuesday 15th November, 2016

    Potteric Carr Visitor Centre in construction

    Thanks to the support our our members, partners and funders, we are delighted to announce that our brand new visitor centre at Potteric Carr is almost complete. To provide the finishing touches, the nature reserve will be closed from Monday 21st November until Saturday 26th November.

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  • Mother and son tackle Yorkshire’s waves of waste

    Monday 14th November, 2016

    During a week’s family holiday from Newcastle Sal Bennett and her son Dylan removed 1,226 kg of litter from Spurn National Nature Reserve

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  • John Lewis Christmas advert will bring joy and nature to children

    Thursday 10th November, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts are John Lewis's Christmas charity partner

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  • A ‘shining light of success’ for the award-winning Spurn Lighthouse that has welcomed over 3500 visitors

    Monday 7th November, 2016

    Spurn Lighthouse (Credit George Stoyle)

    Concerns over access are put to bed as Yorkshire Wildlife Trust welcomes over 3500 visitors to Spurn Lighthouse since opening earlier this year.

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