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  • New campaign to protect wildlife in the North Sea

    Thursday 21st June, 2018

    Rocky reef photo

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is calling on everyone to join a giant wave of support for new Marine Conservation Zones

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  • Water Voles given sanctuary at Potteric Carr

    Friday 15th June, 2018

    Water Vole Release

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have partnered with Doncaster Council and ecologists Ecus Environmental Consultants to provide a home for water voles at the Trust’s Potteric Carr Nature Reserve after critical road repairs resulted in the loss of their original habitat.

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  • Award for Spurn Discovery Centre

    Thursday 14th June, 2018

    Image of Spurn Discovery Centre

    New Discovery Centre at Spurn wins best public service Building Excellence Award

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  • Yorkshire Wildlife Trust hosts the first ever Big Wild Weekend!

    Friday 8th June, 2018

    People looking into a pond

    Yorkshire reserves are hosting fun-filled events to celebrate nature 16th – 17th June

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  • Potteric Carr Volunteers Awarded a Group MBE

    Friday 1st June, 2018

    Potteric Carr Volunteers

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s Potteric Carr Nature Reserve Volunteers have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) in the Reserve’s Golden Jubilee year.

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  • Injured deer at Spurn

    Monday 21st May, 2018

    Statement on the injured deer found at Spurn National Nature Reserve

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  • From Buxton to the Borders – £7m Government grant allows new moorland conservation work to get underway

    Tuesday 15th May, 2018

    A new injection of Government cash will help support the restoration of England’s iconic peatlands. Two successful bids in the north will fund peatland conservation from the Peak District to the Scottish border. The vast project area spans almost 4,200 hectares; the same size as more than 6,700 football pitches.

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  • Engaging families with urban wildlife in Yorkshire

    Friday 4th May, 2018

    Bradford Urban Engagement

    As part of an initiative to reconnect residents of Bradford with their local, urban green spaces, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and Bradford Council’s Countryside and Rights of Way team have been consulting with local people to design a project which inspires the cities’ communities to get outdoors and get active. A generous award from The People’s Postcode lottery has facilitated the restoration of neglected wild habitats and created opportunities for families to explore, engage in natural play and discover urban wildlife.

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  • One week left to protect Local Wildlife Sites

    Tuesday 1st May, 2018

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is asking its supporters to respond to a Government consultation by 10th May to ensure wildlife and Local Wildlife Sites are given protection in future planning policy.

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  • 30 Days Wild opens for 2018!

    Tuesday 17th April, 2018

    30 Days Wild pioneers action to connect people with natural beauty

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