List of YWT Nature Reserves (A-Z)


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  • Update on essential maintenance work at Paull Holme Strays

    Wednesday 11th April, 2018

    The Environment Agency will begin work at the beginning of May to rebuild the embankment at Paull Holme strays. Car park and footpath will be closed.

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  • Plans for Gouthwaite Wildlife Centre cease

    Thursday 22nd March, 2018

    Exciting proposals for a wildlife centre at Gouthwaite Reservoir have been shelved.

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  • New Gateway to Yorkshire's "island" wildlife hot spot unveiled

    Tuesday 20th March, 2018

    Spurn Discovery Centre

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust welcomes supporters and funders to new Spurn Discovery Centre.

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  • Progress on the Owler Beck restoration project

    Wednesday 14th March, 2018

    Kingfishers benefit from river restoration

    A project to improve water quality and biodiversity along Owler Beck has made some major strides!

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  • Mass marine death along North Sea coast

    Monday 5th March, 2018

    Tens of thousands of animals washed up on the beaches after the storm.

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  • National treasure ‘Ratty’ needs urgent help to survive

    Monday 26th February, 2018

    Water Vole Credit Elliott Neep

    New report points to 30% decline in water vole distribution

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  • Holderness welcomes wonderful wetland waders and wildfowl

    Friday 23rd February, 2018

    Black-tailed godwit credit Rob Stoneman

    Hundreds of water birds have been reported feeding and loafing in Long Bank Marsh, part of Kilnsea Wetlands Nature Reserve near Spurn, following managed flooding of the area by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

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  • Celebrating Student Volunteering Week

    Thursday 22nd February, 2018

    University of Leeds students

    Nineteen students from eight countries and five University staff volunteered to assist Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, at Water Haigh Woodland Park this week.

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  • Restoration project extends wonderful wetlands

    Friday 9th February, 2018

    Aerial image of Copper Hall ponds. Credit Robin Malster

    A project to expand a recently established wetland nature reserve in East Yorkshire that includes Britain’s most northerly chalk river has been successfully completed.

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  • Updated Notice - Spurn National Nature Reserve once again open

    Friday 2nd February, 2018

    Spurn is again open to the public following its temporary closure due to flood warning issued for 1 February.

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