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

  • Children become marine biologists for the day!

    Thursday 20th April, 2017

    Marine biologists for the day (Credit Hull Children’s University)

    An exciting new Children’s University partnership with the Living Sea Centre.

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  • Our Top 3 Froggy Questions

    Wednesday 19th April, 2017


    Our ponds and freshwater habitats are just beginning to thrive and squirm with life again after the winter. It’s a fantastic opportunity to investigate the back garden or park to see if any frogs or newts have moved in...

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  • New £10 million fund to restore peatlands

    Friday 14th April, 2017

    Mossdale (Credit Tessa Levens)

    A £10 million grant scheme to restore England’s iconic peatlands has been launched by the Government today.

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  • Natural path to happiness gets results

    Wednesday 12th April, 2017

    Sunshine for the soul: 30 Days Wild benefits health and wellbeing

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  • Become a Spurn National Nature Reserve Trainee

    Tuesday 11th April, 2017

    Spurn NNR (Credit Marie Fooks)

    Spurn National Nature Reserve (NNR) is the perfect place to learn about nature conservation.

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  • Launch of Youth in Nature Project

    Tuesday 11th April, 2017

    Youth in Nature (Credit Tom Marshall)

    The official launch of the Youth in Nature project attended by Lord Prescott provided young people in Hull the chance to demonstrate new skills and engage others to get involved.

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  • Thank you!

    Thursday 6th April, 2017

    Tomorrow's Natural Leaders at Potteric Carr

    Yorkshire Wildilfe Trust and the young people taking part in the Tomorrow's Natural Leaders project say a big thank you to everyone who donated to our mini bus appeal!

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  • Bluebell woodlands to explore this spring

    Saturday 1st April, 2017

    Bluebells at North Cliffe Wood (Credit Bex Lynam)

    Later this month wonderful carpets of bluebells shall be rolling out across many of Yorkshire’s woodlands. They are a super spectacle so make sure you don’t miss the displays before they disappear from mid-May.

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  • Walk with Wildlife at Barlow Common Nature Reserve

    Thursday 30th March, 2017

    Wooden mushroom installation (Credit Claire Burton)

    As spring has arrived why not visit Barlow Common Nature Reserve.

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  • Tomorrow’s conservationists working to protect river banks and wildlife across West Yorkshire

    Tuesday 28th March, 2017

    Willow spilling (Credit Yorkshire Wildlife Trust)

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust trainees gain new skills whilst protecting river banks and freshwater wildlife throughout West Yorkshire.

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