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

  • Watch puffins this spring at Flamborough Cliffs Nature Reserve

    Monday 8th May, 2017

    Puffins in Love - Credit Lynne Newton

    The UK’s only mainland colony of puffins is returning for the breeding season – plan a trip to see them across May and June!

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  • Local volunteers make huge contribution to wildlife and cleaning up Barnsley

    Monday 8th May, 2017

    Carlton Marsh, Barnsley (Credit Peter Wigglesworth)

    Volunteers from Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have made a huge impact on nature reserves, parks and greenspaces across Barnsley this year.

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  • Dawn Chorus Walk at South Landing, Flamborough

    Wednesday 3rd May, 2017

    Song thrush (Credit Amy Lewis)

    It's an early start but worth it! Join us and Flamborough Bird Observatory as we celebrate International Dawn Chorus Day.

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  • Take a stroll around nature’s bluebell spectacle this spring

    Wednesday 26th April, 2017

    Bluebell (Neil Aldridge)

    If you would like to catch one of nature’s finest spectacles then seek out a bluebell woodland over the next few weeks and you won’t be disappointed.

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  • 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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