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Great Yorkshire Creature Count

Saturday 18th June and Sunday 19th June 2022

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Protecting wildlife in Yorkshire

Together with our supporters and volunteers, we are committed to creating a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone. From saving our wildlife and wild places to bringing people closer to nature, we have a vision of a wilder future.

Our work for wildlife

Bluebell woodland

(c) Bex Lynam

Visit a bluebell woodland this spring

Bluebells flower around May each year to allow them to make the most of the sunlight that is still able to make it to the forest floor habitat, before the canopy becomes too thick.

The sight of a sun-dappled woodland with bluebells reaching as far as the eye can see is one many of us anticipate keenly each year. But we must visit responsibly to protect these precious habitats and ensure the bluebells come back, year after year.

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Get involved

There are loads of ways to experience and support Yorkshire's amazing wildlife and wild places! From visiting our nature reserves to events, membership and opportunities, find out about how to get involved.

Gift box for bird watchers

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Hedgehog

(c) Tom Marshall

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Sir David Attenborough