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

  • 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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  • 7th Annual Food Fest Comes to Stirley Farm

    Friday 22nd September, 2017

    Stirley Food Festival

    Delicious food, fresh veg grown on the farm, local crafts, live music and, of course, a beer tent.

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  • “Egg-cellent” news for the European lobster as England chooses to ban landings of egg-bearing females

    Tuesday 19th September, 2017

    European or Common Lobster. Credit George Stoyle.

    Following a nationwide consultation on the prohibition of landing egg bearing (“berried”) lobster and crawfish in England the Government has announced that it will introduce a ban by October of this year.

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  • AGM event coming up on 14th October

    Thursday 14th September, 2017

    Linsey Chapman

    This event is now fully booked. If you would like to come along then please contact Yorkshire Wildlife Trust on 01904 659570 to see if there are any spaces due to cancellations. Thank you.

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  • Surveys point to success in management of rare marine habitat at Spurn

    Monday 11th September, 2017

    Annual Seagrass Survey at Spurn

    A recent survey of coastal seagrass beds off Spurn Point by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust reveals one of the UK’s most rapidly declining habitats could finally be on the up in Yorkshire.

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