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Thousands Of Fish Released Into Rivers In The North

The Environment Agency has released thousands of fish to give stocks a boost and encourage people to go fishing.
Thousands of young fish have been released into North East rivers to give stocks a…
15th Feb 2019 08:18 PM

British Mammal In A Prickly Situation!

Gabrielle Cruttenden
Nature Correspondent
Photo by British Hedgehog Preservation Society
Hedgehogs are one of the most iconic critters of the British countryside, and are an animal who’s influence has interwoven through British culture and…
11th Feb 2019 07:00 PM

Reduce Flood Risk With The Woodlands For Water Scheme

The pioneering project run by the Forestry Commission and Environment Agency is once again being offered in the North East and Yorkshire.
Expert advice on creating woodlands that will reduce flood…
11th Feb 2019 04:27 PM

Nature In The Dales. There's A Word For It…

Tony Serjeant
Nature Correspondent
Snowdrops on a bank in Grassington. Photo by Tony Serjeant
Some naturalists keep meticulous notes about the first time they see certain things each year. I wish I was one of them. I remember noticing…
9th Feb 2019 11:36 AM

Help Yorkshire Tree Be Named Most Loved In UK

Welcome to Yorkshire is urging the public to help a Yorkshire tree be named the most loved in the whole of the UK.
Nellie’s tree, at Parlington near Aberford, was crowned the best tree in England by…
18th Oct 2018 09:00 PM

Nature In The Dales. Return Of The Curlew

Tony Serjeant
Nature Correspondent
Curlew. Photo by Whitfield Benson, Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
Curlews that bred in our uplands left the moors and fells with the onset of winter to escape the worst of ice and snow. They…
12th Feb 2019 11:46 AM

Yorkshire Dragons

Martin Roberts
Dragonfly Correspondent
Large Red Damselfly, the first species to appear each spring
I’m writing this in early February, looking out onto a garden which is bare apart from a few Snowdrops and shivering birds, but hopefully…
11th Feb 2019 05:43 PM

Charities Sign Up To Help The Dales

Karen Cowley and Mark Corner
Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) and Friends of the Dales (FOTD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will see the two charities continue to work closely…
11th Feb 2019 01:54 PM

School Children Plant Hundreds Of New Trees In Sheffield

Children from Bradway Primary School
Children from primary schools in Sheffield planted more than 300 trees this week, the first in Sheffield City Council’s ten-year plan to plant an extra 100,000…
19th Jan 2019 09:36 AM

Giant Cuttlefish - Sub-Marine Masters of Disguise - Are First In Britain

Marine experts have hatched out some of the world’s biggest cuttlefish and are nurturing them in readiness to be displayed at Scarborough Sea Life Centre…the first appearance for the species at…
10th Oct 2018 04:59 PM

Preparing For The Water Voles

Diane Wood
Wildlife Correspondent
Photograph by Ian Schofield
At this time of the year, my work includes making preparations for the forthcoming spring and summer survey season, when many of our protected species become more active…
12th Feb 2019 11:24 AM

A Look At Bats In Winter

Diane Wood
Wildlife Correspondent
Hibernating bats. Photo by Robert Bell
I am thrilled to be writing my first column for the launch of the new Nature page in the Yorkshire Times.
A brief introduction to myself…..
Currently, I work…
11th Feb 2019 04:37 PM

Sedbergh Students Help Plant New Woodland

Students from Sedbergh School have begun planting 2,000 trees at Low Branthwaites as part of the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust’s Together for Trees campaign, which aims to plant 100,000 trees…
9th Feb 2019 09:00 PM

Communities To Have Greater Say In Protecting Local Trees

Environment Secretary Michael Gove today announced plans to create greater protections for trees in urban areas.
The proposals would ensure councils can’t cut down street trees without first…
30th Dec 2018 08:00 PM

New Species For Britain Found In York Museum Gardens

Leaf miner patterns. Photo by Chris Streek
A species of creature never recorded in Britain before has been discovered in the heart of York.
The tiny leaf miner known as Phytomyza scotina, is normally…
19th Sep 2018 01:52 PM
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