List of YWT Nature Reserves (A-Z)


Sign up to our monthly e-newsletter


 Or opt into another list

Family Fun - latest news and events
Learning - for teachers and community group leaders


Please find our latest news as well as updates about work at a national level and with our partners.

  • Stirley Community Farm’s Orchard Takes Shape

    Monday 31st October, 2011

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s Stirley Community Farm saw its first fruit tree planted this half term, with help from volunteers and visitors to the Half Term Family Fun Day.

    Read full story

  • Vegetable victory!

    Friday 28th October, 2011

    Stirley Community Farm have seen a superb variety of vegetables including potatoes, carrots, cabbage, broccoli and tomatoes growing from their vegetable training beds this year.

    Read full story

  • Halloween Spooktacular!

    Friday 28th October, 2011

    Flying bats, rustling leaves and spiders scuttling – what better way to spend this weekend than by visiting your local nature reserve to experience Halloween for real?

    Read full story

  • Congregating ladybirds

    Wednesday 26th October, 2011

    Why can you find groups of ladybirds congregating at this time of year?

    Read full story

  • Harvest mice at Potteric Carr

    Friday 21st October, 2011

    Harvest mice are found at Potteric Carr by volunteers

    Read full story

  • Are you nuts about squirrels?

    Thursday 20th October, 2011

    Autumn is a wonderful time to get some fresh air, take a stroll and swoosh through piles of fallen leaves!

    Read full story

  • A landmark day at Stirley as the beef shorthorn arrive

    Wednesday 19th October, 2011

    Today saw a landmark moment for Stirley Community Farm project as the first three cattle of the Beef Shorthorn herd arrived on site.

    Read full story

  • A natural legacy

    Monday 17th October, 2011

    From cuckoos to curlews to chalkstreams, gifts in wills can help The Wildlife Trusts protect some of our most precious species and habitats.

    Read full story

  • Sponge new to science revealed

    Thursday 13th October, 2011

    Marine surveying on the Norfolk coast

    A sponge new to science was uncovered this summer thanks to surveys funded by The Wildlife Trusts

    Read full story

  • CAP reform will not help nature’s recovery

    Thursday 13th October, 2011

    Longhorn cattle - photo credit Philip Grainge

    Proposed changes to the Common Agricultural Policy will fail to properly reward farmers who work to protect the natural environment

    Read full story