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

  • A treasure hunt of the "shark" kind...

    Monday 6th November, 2017

    Eggcase of the Smallspotted catfish found at Spurn

    ...well the eggcases of such! 26 people attended a 'Great Eggcase Hunt' at Spurn on 28 October for an event organised by The Deep in Hull.

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  • Fabulous chance to help “capture our coast”

    Monday 6th November, 2017

    CoCoast Marine ID Training Day at South Landing, Flamborough

    UK waters are teeming with fantastic sea life. But our marine wildlife and habitats are under constant threat. The best people to protect our seas and wonderful marine biodiversity is each and every one of us.

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  • Funding win set to release the wonder of Wheldrake Ings

    Thursday 2nd November, 2017

    Wheldrake Ings, an iconic part of the Lower Derwent Valley National Nature Reserve (NNR) is set to be transformed by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust thanks to a £42,050 grant from funding body WREN.

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  • Gifted gear kits out Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders

    Tuesday 31st October, 2017

    Delighted TNLs from Yorkshire Wildlife Trust who have benefitted from the Gift Y

    As the weather begins to turn, a fortunate group of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust trainees have been donated a generous array of outdoor clothing by charitable initiative ‘Gift Your Gear’, in partnership with outdoor clothing specialist Rohan, based in Beverley.

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  • Bugs go ‘Battyeford’ for new home this Halloween

    Monday 30th October, 2017

    Battyeford Island recently received a revamp from a group of young conservation volunteers who created a natural picnic area and striking ‘bug hotel’ to provide a safe haven for a host of creepy crawlies and help showcase the array of wildlife on the site.

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  • Unique moment to save our seas

    Wednesday 25th October, 2017

    Anemones feeding on jelly fish Credit Alex Mustard

    New report urges Government to tackle the immediate challenges facing our marine wildlife and habitats, including those off the Yorkshire coast.

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  • £6 million invested in restoring nature’s natural carbon store in Northern England

    Monday 16th October, 2017

    A new £6 million project launches on 16 October to help fix large swathes of Pennine peatland over the next four years.

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  • Going for Green! Yorkshire Wildlife Trust welcomes its latest team of Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders

    Tuesday 10th October, 2017

    Some of the TNLs covering North and East Yorkshire with their Project Lead Paul

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has welcomed a new group of Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders (TNLs) – twenty-four young people eager to play their part in conserving some of Yorkshire's most iconic wild places and ultimately aiming to help reverse the decline of the region's threatened wildlife.

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  • New report links volunteering in nature with better mental health Study shows positive impact on two-thirds of participants

    Tuesday 3rd October, 2017

    Credit Lawrence Davenhill

    The Wildlife Trusts have published a new report which examines the effects of volunteering in nature on people’s mental health.

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  • Call to save curlews from Yorkshire Energy Park development

    Monday 25th September, 2017

    Curlew. Credit Nick Goodrum

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has issued a formal objection to East Riding of Yorkshire Council with regards the proposed development of a £200m business energy park near Hedon, within the Holderness area of the East Riding of Yorkshire.

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