List of YWT Nature Reserves (A-Z)


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  • Work begins on Owler Beck!

    Monday 26th June, 2017

    Water Vole - credit Elliott Neep

    Work has begun on improving the Owler Beck riverbody catchment in Wakefield, thanks to money received from The Veolia Environmental Trust and the Groundwork ‘Tesco Bags of Help’ scheme.

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  • In for a birdie!

    Friday 23rd June, 2017

    The winning team at the Trust's Charity Golf Day 2017. Credit Tom Marshall

    A charity golf day has raised valuable funds to support the ongoing work of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust in protecting the region's wild places and wildlife.

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  • Art Exhibition sees Spurn ‘head inland’

    Tuesday 20th June, 2017

    Artist Larry Malkin pictured with his paintings inspired by Spurn

    The evocative beauty of the Spurn headland is the inspiration behind a special exhibition at the Triton Gallery on the Sledmere Estate near Driffield, running until Sunday 25th June.

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  • Free Summer Showcase at Potteric Carr reserve

    Wednesday 14th June, 2017

    Pond dipping at Potteric Carr

    Whether you’re a regular visitor or a curious first-timer, pop down to Potteric Carr nature reserve on 24th June to experience all the nature reserve has to offer for free.

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  • Search on for Tomorrow’s ‘Natural’ Leaders across Yorkshire

    Tuesday 13th June, 2017

    TNL Georgia with YWT Living Seas Trainee Stewart Crabtree

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is aiming to kick-start the careers of young conservation enthusiasts and help safeguard Yorkshire’s world-famous natural landscape through their innovative Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders programme.

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  • Yorkshire Wildlife Trust welcomes new arrivals!

    Tuesday 6th June, 2017

    Avocet Chick Credit Pete Walkden

    A former sand and gravel quarry, close to the village of North Cave in the East Riding of Yorkshire, has become an important sanctuary for one of Yorkshire’s largest inland colonies of avocets – an iconic, once highly threatened bird which remains amongst the most heavily protected species in the UK.

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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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