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  • Environmental Organisations Join Forces to Restore Nature’s Humble ABODE

    Wednesday 15th November, 2017

    Water vole

    Watercourse connecting to Anston Brook and Oldcoates Dyke Environment (ABODE) near Dinnington will be transformed.

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  • Access for all at Amazing Askham Bog

    Monday 13th November, 2017

    Volunteers constructing the boardwalk vat Askham Bog Nature Reserve

    Funding from Yorventure helps to boost public access to Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s stunning nature reserve on the edge of York.

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  • Michael Gove reveals UK set to back total ban on bee-harming pesticides

    Thursday 9th November, 2017

    Honeybee - Credit Mister Electron via Flickr

    In an article penned for The Guardian today, the Environment Secretary states: "Where there is evidence that human activity is contributing to pollinator decline, we have a duty to act."

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  • Living Seas Centre celebrates as visitor numbers hit historic high

    Thursday 9th November, 2017

    20,000th visitor Hugh Hendry (far right), pictured alongside his wife and sister

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s Living Seas Centre at Flamborough welcomes 20,000th visitor this year

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  • Fabulous chance to help “capture our coast”

    Monday 6th November, 2017

    CoCoast Marine ID Training Day at South Landing, Flamborough

    UK waters are teeming with fantastic sea life. But our marine wildlife and habitats are under constant threat. The best people to protect our seas and wonderful marine biodiversity is each and every one of us.

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  • A treasure hunt of the "shark" kind...

    Monday 6th November, 2017

    Eggcase of the Smallspotted catfish found at Spurn

    ...well the eggcases of such! 26 people attended a 'Great Eggcase Hunt' at Spurn on 28 October for an event organised by The Deep in Hull.

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  • Funding win set to release the wonder of Wheldrake Ings

    Thursday 2nd November, 2017

    Wheldrake Ings, an iconic part of the Lower Derwent Valley National Nature Reserve (NNR) is set to be transformed by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust thanks to a £42,050 grant from funding body WREN.

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  • Gifted gear kits out Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders

    Tuesday 31st October, 2017

    Delighted TNLs from Yorkshire Wildlife Trust who have benefitted from the Gift Y

    As the weather begins to turn, a fortunate group of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust trainees have been donated a generous array of outdoor clothing by charitable initiative ‘Gift Your Gear’, in partnership with outdoor clothing specialist Rohan, based in Beverley.

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  • Bugs go ‘Battyeford’ for new home this Halloween

    Monday 30th October, 2017

    Battyeford Island recently received a revamp from a group of young conservation volunteers who created a natural picnic area and striking ‘bug hotel’ to provide a safe haven for a host of creepy crawlies and help showcase the array of wildlife on the site.

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  • Unique moment to save our seas

    Wednesday 25th October, 2017

    Anemones feeding on jelly fish Credit Alex Mustard

    New report urges Government to tackle the immediate challenges facing our marine wildlife and habitats, including those off the Yorkshire coast.

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