List of YWT Nature Reserves (A-Z)


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  • New poll reveals that Leeds’s city-dwellers love nature but don’t get enough of it

    Thursday 1st June, 2017

    Badger in the city (Credit Terry Whittaker)

    30 Days Wild challenge from Yorkshire Wildlife Trust helps people enjoy nature every day.

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  • Young people call on the public and candidates to #Thinknature at the ballot box

    Thursday 25th May, 2017

    #Thinknature (Credit Tom Marshall)

    A group of young environmentalists, alongside Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and the national Wildlife Trusts movement, are calling on both candidates and the public to think about nature and its importance when they vote.

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  • Volunteers urged to answer a “call to nature”

    Wednesday 24th May, 2017

    Living Seas Centre Manager Anthony Hurd delivers a ‘Marine Biologist for a Day’

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust looks to expand its network of supporters as the contributions made by millions of volunteers across the UK are celebrated during Volunteers' Week 2017, 1 – 7 June

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  • Coastal community encouraged to go direct from “Pot to Plate” and turn raw to ready

    Tuesday 16th May, 2017

    Edible Brown Crab Credit - David Hunt

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have teamed up with local sustainable fishing champions GWS Seafoods to show how we can transform home-grown, sustainable seafood into ready-to-eat treats.

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  • New pond dipping platform opens at Filey Dams Nature Reserve

    Wednesday 10th May, 2017

    New pond dipping platform at Filey Dams Nature Reserve

    The popular and well-used pond dipping platform at Filey Dams Nature Reserve has now been replaced with a new one, constructed using recycled plastic thanks to funding from Tesco Bags for Life initiative.

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  • Spring calves help wildlife to flourish at Huddersfield’s Stirley Farm

    Tuesday 9th May, 2017

    Newborn calf at Stirley Community Farm

    Twelve new calves at the Trust’s Stirley Farm site are supporting conservation efforts by grazing the land, which allows wildflowers to flourish.

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  • Local volunteers make huge contribution to wildlife and cleaning up Barnsley

    Monday 8th May, 2017

    Carlton Marsh, Barnsley (Credit Peter Wigglesworth)

    Volunteers from Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have made a huge impact on nature reserves, parks and greenspaces across Barnsley this year.

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  • Watch puffins this spring at Flamborough Cliffs Nature Reserve

    Monday 8th May, 2017

    Puffins in Love - Credit Lynne Newton

    The UK’s only mainland colony of puffins is returning for the breeding season – plan a trip to see them across May and June!

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  • Dawn Chorus Walk at South Landing, Flamborough

    Wednesday 3rd May, 2017

    Song thrush (Credit Amy Lewis)

    It's an early start but worth it! Join us and Flamborough Bird Observatory as we celebrate International Dawn Chorus Day.

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  • Take a stroll around nature’s bluebell spectacle this spring

    Wednesday 26th April, 2017

    Bluebell (Neil Aldridge)

    If you would like to catch one of nature’s finest spectacles then seek out a bluebell woodland over the next few weeks and you won’t be disappointed.

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