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Getting to know our hibernating mammals

As the days get colder, Yorkshire's wildlife is getting ready for winter. But did you know there are only three mammals in the UK that truly hibernate?

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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.

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Potteric Carr in snow

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Wild Winter Wonderland

Follow our enchanted willow sculpture nature trail and be inspired by the magic of the season at Potteric Carr...

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